tuffare

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Lombardic *taufan (to dip, to immerse), probably from Proto-Germanic *daupijaną. Compare German taufen (to baptize), Dutch dopen (to dip, to baptize).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tufˈfa.re/
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Verb[edit]

tuffare (transitive)

  1. to plunge or dip
  2. (by extension) to nuzzle or sink
    Synonyms: nascondere, affondare
    tuffare il naso nel fazzoletto
    to nuzzle the nose in the handkerchief

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Adjective[edit]

tuffare

  1. comparative degree of tuff