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Meaning of "up the duff" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UP THE DUFF

up the duff play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UP THE DUFF

up oneself
up the ante
up the boohai
up the creek
up the pole
up the spout
up to
up to a point
up to date
up to high doh
up to one´s ears
up to one´s eyes
up to one´s neck in
up to putty
up to scratch
up to snuff
up to speed
up to the elbows with
up to the minute
up top

WORDS THAT END LIKE UP THE DUFF

bluff
buff
cuff
dandruff
duff
fluff
hot stuff
huff
kid stuff
kids´ stuff
muff
plum duff
puff
ruff
snuff
stuff
that´s the stuff
tuff
up to snuff
woodruff

Synonyms and antonyms of up the duff in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «up the duff» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UP THE DUFF

Find out the translation of up the duff to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of up the duff from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «up the duff» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

了达夫
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

el duff
570 millions of speakers

English

up the duff
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गूंथा हुआ आटा अप
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حتى الدف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вверх по Дафф
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

o Duff
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আপ ডাফ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

le duff
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Up duff
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bis die Duff
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ダフアップ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

푸딩 까지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Munggah duff
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lên duff
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டஃப் அப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दफ अप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Duff
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

il duff
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w górę Duff
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вгору по Дафф
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pânăDuff
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μέχρι το duff
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

die poeding
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

upp duff
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

opp duff
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UP THE DUFF»

The term «up the duff» is quite widely used and occupies the 52.666 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UP THE DUFF» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UP THE DUFF»

Discover the use of up the duff in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to up the duff and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Up the Duff: The Real Guide to Pregnancy
AUSTRALIA'S TOP-SELLING, MOST RESPECTED PREGNANCY BOOK -REVISED AND EXPANDED For more visit uptheduffbook.com.au KAZ COOKE gives you the up-to-date lowdown on pregnancy, birth and coping when you first get home.
Kaz Cooke, 2009
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Up the Duff: The Real Guide to Pregnancy
The one, the only brilliant Aussie bible on being 'up the duff'. Kaz gives you the up to date lowdown on pregnancy, birth and coping when you get home. No bossy boots rules.
Kaz Cooke, 1999
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Kidwrangling: The Real Guide to Caring for Babies, Toddlers, ...
The eagerly awaited sequel to A BUN IN THE OVENNow you have a baby, what on earth are you going to do with it? In KIDWRANGLING, author Kaz Cooke delivers up-to-date, reliable child-rearing information in her trademark hilarious style.
Kaz Cooke, 2004
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A Bun in the Oven: The Real Guide to Pregnancy
Childbirth and pain relief.What life is like with a newborn baby.This irreverent guide to pregnancy-including the scary parts, funny parts, and private parts-is guaranteed to give you peace of mind, keep you informed, and make you laugh out ...
Kaz Cooke, 2003
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Analysing 21st Century British English: Conceptual and ...
Both expressions occur extremely frequently in the data, but the prevailing attitude towards up the duff is overwhelmingly negative, with comments including: “sounds derogatory” (BL shelfmark C1190/14/01), “horrible” (BL shelfmark ...
Clive Upton, Bethan Davies, 2013
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The Rough Guide to Pregnancy and Birth
This guide to pregancy and birth includes the following topics: how to prepare for pregnancy and your baby; crying, eating, weeing and working, blokes, bosoms and busybodies; nausea and other side effects; choosing how and where you give ...
Kaz Cooke, 2001
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Jeremy Clarkson borrowed my Blog - Volume 3
The actress Emma Watson has revealed that she is definitely up the Duff with former co-star Daniel Radcliffe. In a revealing mobile telephone call to the Daily Smug newspaper, Miss Watson admitted what many pundits have suspected all ...
Edward Moss
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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
This was just 'duff gen' (1944). 3 Broken, useless; of poor quality. 1956–. J. LYMINGTON I went down to the pub because the play was so duff (1965). [Perh. from duff dough (see duff2 noun).] duff2 noun up the duff orig Austral Pregnant. 1941– ...
John Ayto, John Simpson, 2010
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Girl Stuff: Your Full-on Guide to the Teen Years
' New Idea 'Girl Stuff is the kind of book most girls will enjoy, read voraciously and refer to over and over again … Cooke genuinely respects her readers and it shows' Sydney Morning Herald 'The book is filled with quotes from teenagers, ...
Kaz Cooke, 2013
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Shorter Slang Dictionary
1 in up the duff, pregnant, as in he put (or got) her up the duff. 2 see piece of duff. duff, adj. no good; inferior; broken. Late 19th–20th centuries. duff up, v. to beat up or assault, as in he got duffed up by a gang oflouts. Since around 1950. dukes ...
Paul Beale, Eric Partridge, Rosalind Fergusson, 2003

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