Entry from British & World English dictionary
(In the UK) a member of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (1939–48, subsequently reorganized as part of the Women’s Royal Air Force).
- He is delighted that his grandson Jason is in the RAF and married to a Waaf.
- Soon she is in her element, relishing her newfound freedom and the company of her fellow Waafs.
- Those in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force, the Waafs, were killed at their posts in the bombing of the fighter stations on the edge of London at Manston, in Kent and other Royal Air Force stations.
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