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tiff 1

Pronunciation: /tif/

noun

informal
A petty quarrel, especially one between friends or lovers: Joanna had a tiff with her boyfriend
More example sentences
  • Remember that you're too important to deal with employees' petty tiffs.
  • And anyway, I'm sure they were only having a lovers' tiff!
  • What if it was just a tiff between two friends today?
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Origin

Early 18th century (denoting a slight outburst of temper): probably of dialect origin.

Words that rhyme with tiff

biff, cliff, glyph, if, kif, miff, niff, quiff, riff, skew-whiff, skiff, sniff, spliff, stiff, whiff

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TIFF 2

Pronunciation: /tif/

noun

Computing
A format for image files: [as modifier]: a TIFF image

Origin

1990s: acronym from tagged image file format.

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