Definition of Muff

1. Noun. A warm tubular covering for the hands.

Generic synonyms: Hand Wear, Handwear

2. Verb. Fail to catch, as of a ball.
Generic synonyms: Fail, Neglect

3. Noun. (sports) dropping the ball.
Exact synonyms: Fumble
Generic synonyms: Bloomer, Blooper, Blunder, Boner, Boo-boo, Botch, Bungle, Flub, Foul-up, Fuckup, Pratfall
Category relationships: American Football, American Football Game, Baseball, Baseball Game
Derivative terms: Fumble

4. Verb. Make a mess of, destroy or ruin. "The pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

Definition of Muff

1. n. A soft cover of cylindrical form, usually of fur, worn by women to shield the hands from cold.

2. v. t. To handle awkwardly; to fumble; to fail to hold, as a ball, in catching it.

Definition of Muff

1. Noun. (historical) A piece of fur or cloth, usually with open ends, used for keeping the hands warm. ¹

2. Noun. (slang) Female pubic hair; the vulva. ¹

3. Noun. (glassblowing) A blown cylinder of glass which is afterward flattened out to make a sheet. ¹

4. Noun. The feathers sticking out from both sides of the face under the beak of some birds. ¹

5. Noun. (slang chiefly sports) An error, a mistake. ¹

6. Noun. (slang) shortened form of muffin. ¹

7. Verb. In American football, to drop or mishandle the ball, especially during a punt or kick-off. ¹

8. Verb. By extension, to mishandle any situation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Muff

1. to bungle [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: bungle

Medical Definition of Muff

1. 1. A soft cover of cylindrical form, usually of fur, worn by women to shield the hands from cold. 2. A short hollow cylinder surrounding an object, as a pipe. 3. 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. "A muff of a curate." 5. [See 4. A failure to hold a ball when once in the hands. 6. The whitethroat. Origin: Cf. LG. Muff, D. Mof, G, Dan, & Sw. Muff, F. Moufle mitten, LL. Muffula, MHG. Mouwe sleeve, D. Mouw, and E. Muffle, v. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muff

mudwort
mudworts
mudwrestle
mudwrestler
mudwrestlers
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mueddin
mueddins
muenster
muensters
muesli
mueslis
muezzin
muezzinlike
muezzins
muff-divers
muff-diving
muff divers
muff pistol
muffdiver
muffdivers
muffed
muffetee
muffetees
muffin-warm

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