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Definition of a duffer

duffer

adjective

  • To describe a young toddler, who is a bit clumsy as they try to get the hang of walking and use of fine motor skills; "look at that cute little duffer, trying to figure out how to work the tv remote"

    Last edited on Mar 13 2018. Submitted by Rebekah Chandler on Mar 13 2018.

noun

  • a person who steals cattle or sheep.
    That bloke there was caught duffing. Yeah, bastard is like 'es mate: a cattle duffer too.

    Last edited on Aug 25 2013. Submitted by John Kitus from Boise, ID, USA on Jan 24 2012.

  • a person who is silly, stupid, foolish, useless.
    Can't do a thing right! Yer a real duffer.

    Last edited on Aug 25 2013. Submitted by John Kitus from Boise, ID, USA on Jan 24 2012.

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