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TTFN

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Definition of TTFN in English:

abbreviation

informal
Ta-ta for now: anyway, TTFN, and hopefully I’ll have plenty of time to write when I get back
More example sentences
  • TTFN, we are off out to have a pub lunch.
  • His jocular banter delivered through mutinous teeth has me reaching for the off-switch quicker than you can say TTFN (ta-ta for now - aaargh!)
  • In fact a month ago my plan was to close up shop at the one year mark, say TTFN, and delete my account.

Origin

1940s: popularized by its use as a catchphrase in the 1940s BBC radio programme ITMA.

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