Definition of Riff

1. Noun. A Berber living in northern Morocco.

Exact synonyms: Riffian
Generic synonyms: Berber



2. Verb. Look through a book or other written material. "The customs agents riff the bags for drugs "; "She leafed through the volume"
Exact synonyms: Flick, Flip, Leaf, Riffle, Thumb
Generic synonyms: Peruse
Derivative terms: Leaf

3. Noun. A jazz ostinato; usually provides a background for a solo improvisation.
Generic synonyms: Ostinato

4. Verb. Play riffs.
Generic synonyms: Play, Spiel

Definition of Riff

1. Acronym. Resource Interchange File Format ¹

2. Noun. A repeated instrumental melody line in a song. ¹

3. Noun. A clever or witty remark. ¹

4. Verb. To improvise in the performance or practice of an art, especially by expanding on or making novel use of traditional themes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Riff

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Riff

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rifampicin
rifampicins
rifampin
rifampins
rifamycin
rifamycin B oxidase
rifamycins
rifapentine
rife
rifely
rifeness
rifenesses
rifer
rifest
riff (current term)
riff-raff
riffage
riffages
riffed
riffier
riffiest
riffing
riffle
riffled
rifflers
riffles
riffling
riffly

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