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American English: /kwɑf/
British English: /kwɒf/
, /kwɑːf/

Translation of quaff in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • [humorous]
    zamparse [colloquial]
    he quaffed his wine with relish
    se bebió el vino paladeándolo
    Example sentences
    • Polished young things quaffed wine from oversized goblets, occasionally making a grab for the trays of mini-burgers and chicken satay being passed around by impeccably dressed waiters.
    • Since they have never bothered to go and see what it is like, or to read the Burns Report, they cling to laughable nineteenth-century pictures of red-faced squires quaffing sherries handed to them by forelock-tugging serfs.
    • Frankly, however, awards ceremonies do not constitute entertainment of any value, unless you are actually there quaffing the pricey champagne (and even then, it's debatable).
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