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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [naf]
    • /næf/
    • /næf/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [naf]
    • /næf/

Definitions of naff word

  • adjective naff unstylish; lacking taste; inferior. 1
  • verb without object naff to goof off; fool around (often followed by around or about). 1
  • noun naff Lacking taste or style. 1
  • adjective naff unfashionable 1
  • adjective naff If you say that something is naff, you mean it is very unfashionable or unsophisticated. 0
  • adjective naff inferior; in poor taste 0

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naff popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 68% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for naff

adjective naff

  • tasteless — having no taste or flavor; insipid.
  • unfashionable — observant of or conforming to the fashion; stylish: a fashionable young woman.
  • stylish — characterized by or conforming to style or the fashionable standard; fashionably elegant; smart or chic: She wore a very stylish gown to the inaugural ball.
  • ridiculous — causing or worthy of ridicule or derision; absurd; preposterous; laughable: a ridiculous plan.
  • crass — Crass behaviour is stupid and does not show consideration for other people.

Antonyms for naff

adjective naff

  • fashionable — observant of or conforming to the fashion; stylish: a fashionable young woman.

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