from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Slang A member of the upper classes, especially one who is elegantly dressed: "champagne, once a raffish drink suitable for toffs and weddings” ( Ian Jack).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An elegantly dressed person.
- n. A person of the upper class- or high-class-pretence who usually communicates an air of superiority.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fop; a beau; a swell.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dandy; a fop; a swell.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. informal term for an upper-class or wealthy person
Probably variant of tuft, a gold tassel worn by titled students at Oxford and Cambridge.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)