Definition of


  1. (noun, food) a hearty draft
  2. (verb, consumption) to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught

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Synonyms of Quaff

gulp, swig

Alternate forms of Quaff

Derivations: quaff, quaffer

Hypernyms: draft, draught, drink, imbibe, potation, tipple

Origin of the word Quaff

  1. 1520 (implied in quaffer), perhaps onomatopoeic, or perhaps from Low Ger. quassen "to overindulge (in food and drink)," with -ss- misread as -ff-. The noun is from 1579. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Quaff

qoph, quapaw, queue up, qui vive, quiff, quip, quipu

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