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Definition of duffer



  • 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.


  • 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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