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Meaning of MUFF

Pronunciation:  muf

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  dropping the ball (in baseball or football)
  2. [n]  a warm tubular covering for the hands
  3. [v]  make a mess of, destroy or ruin
  4. [v]  fail to catch, as of a ball

MUFF is a 4 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: ball up, blow, bobble, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, bumble, bungle, flub, fluff, foul up, fuck up, fumble, fumble, louse up, mess up, mishandle, muck up, screw up, spoil
 See Also: bloomer, blooper, blunder, boner, boo-boo, botch, bungle, fail, flub, foul-up, fuckup, go wrong, handwear, miscarry, neglect



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Muff\ (m[u^]f), n. [Cf. LG. muff, D. mof, G., Dan., & Sw.
    muff, F. moufle mitten, LL. muffula, MHG. mouwe sleeve, D.
    mouw, and E. muffle, v.]
    1. A soft cover of cylindrical form, usually of fur, worn by
       women to shield the hands from cold.
    2. (Mech.) A short hollow cylinder surrounding an object, as
       a pipe.
    3. (Glass Manuf.) A blown cylinder of glass which is
       afterward flattened out to make a sheet.
    4. [Perhaps a different word; cf. Prov. E. maffle to
       slammer.] A stupid fellow; a poor-spirited person.
       [Colloq.] ``A muff of a curate.'' --Thackeray.
    5. [See 4.] (Baseball) A failure to hold a ball when once in
       the hands.
    6. (Zo["o]l.) The whitethroat. [Prov. Eng.]
  2. \Muff\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Muffed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To handle awkwardly; to fumble; to fail to hold, as a ball,
    in catching it.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are wearing a muff means a solid foundation of fortune.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bad job, be all thumbs, bevue, blow, blunder, blunder away, blunder into, blunder on, blunder upon, bobble, boggle, bollix, bonehead play, boner, boo-boo, botch, bumble, bungle, butcher, butterfingers, clumsy, clumsy performance, commit a gaffe, dub, duffer, error, etourderie, faux pas, flounder, flub, fluff, foozle, foozler, foul-up, fumble, fumble-fist, gaucherie, goof, goof up, goofball, goofer, hash, hick, louse up, lumber, lummox, lump, mar, mess, miscue, mistake, muddle, muffer, murder, off day, play havoc with, rube, sad work, screw up, slip, slob, spoil, stumble, stumblebum, stumblebunny, trip