maffick

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from Mafikeng, punningly treated as if it were a present participle (mafficking), from the celebrations in London after the relief of Mafeking during the Boer War.

Verb[edit]

maffick ‎(third-person singular simple present mafficks, present participle mafficking, simple past and past participle mafficked)

  1. (intransitive) To celebrate in a boisterous manner.