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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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You see, me gone, there's nothing to 'amper 'er—nothing to interfere with 'er settling down as a quiet, respectable toff.
He was a waiter, like myself—not a bad sort of chap, though a bit of a toff in his off-hours.
I ain't such a juggins as to go agen a toff as makes it worf while to do as I'm bid an' 'old me tongue.
W'y wouldn't yer go with the toff and pl'y in ther big horchestra?
THE OLD FLUTE-PLAYEREDWARD MARSHALL AND CHARLES T. DAZEY
The toff who had bought him a drink after the fight and patted him on the shoulder had used those words.
All this had come through Mrs. Toff, and he was hardly able to rely upon Mrs. Toff.
IS HE POPENJOY?ANTHONY TROLLOPE
Mrs. Toff didn't believe in anything, except that everything was going to perdition.
IS HE POPENJOY?ANTHONY TROLLOPE
My lady sent down word that she didn't want to see Mrs. Toff.
IS HE POPENJOY?ANTHONY TROLLOPE
He had been there for about an hour, and as far as Mrs. Toff knew, the Marquis had been very civil to him.
IS HE POPENJOY?ANTHONY TROLLOPE
Nobody knowed exactly who 'e was or where 'e come from, but anyone could tell 'e'd been a toff.

WORD OF THE DAY

hardscrabbleadjective | [hahrd-skrab-uhl ]SEE DEFINITION