Definition of griff in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɡrɪf/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[mass noun] informal, dated
News or reliable information.
Example sentences
  • The informant was saying: ‘It's griff, guv. The real thing.’


Late 19th century: abbreviation of the slang term griffin 'a betting tip', of unknown origin.

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