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guff

1. slang Disrespect, often in the form of impudent comments or complaints. Just take out the trash like Dad asked you to—you'll get in trouble if you give him any guff. Did you just give me guff? OK, that's it, go to your room!
2. slang Nonsense. His explanation is total guff and doesn't answer the question at all.

guff

(gəf)
1. n. nonsense; bunkum. No more guff outa you, okay?
2. n. back talk; complaining. That’s enough of your guff!
3. n. a strange person; a nerd. (Possibly related to goof.) Willy acts like a guff when we go out. I am going to break up with him.
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Loveland originally joined Siguler Guff in 2011, leaving for a brief period in late 2017 to pursue an opportunity with a small, specialist private equity firm in the real assets space.
JP deRooji from the Dutch Embassy and Peter Guff from the Australian Embassy also briefed the group on work done by the Foreign Procurement Group and the customer perspective.
It's not guff. I actually, along with others, can see what he's trying to say.
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This wasn't voted on in Parliament, that I am aware of, nor were the public consulted.Gordon talks a lot of guff about consulting the public, pity he never gets round to it.
Although, the PR guff says that the aim is 'to get to know local people in the countries they visit', I can't help but think that this media circus is going to scare off all but the most extroverted, who will then doubtlessly be directed on what to say and how to say it.
When he got scared, he sponsored the Social Security Guarantee Act--a mash note of bureaucratic guff that issued "benefit guarantee certificates" to reassure seniors they would get their payouts--which nonetheless allowed Santorum to claim he was protecting the creaking benefits system against any and all changes.
The list hasn't gotten any longer over the past few years, despite wartime conditions in the Persian Guff and some hot spots around the Arabian peninsula and eastern Africa.
After being told a lot of facts and figures and loads of 'guff' I ended up no wiser, therefore my opinion is that traffic planners do not work in the best interests of bus companies and their passengers -of which I am one.
through the first century A.D., the City of Petra flourished at the intersection of two major trade routes of the Middle East, one running from Syria south to the Red Sea, the other from the Persian Guff west to the Mediterranean.
A new report by Cap Gemini Ernst & Young tells the banking industry what it has already begun to suspect for itself: The dawn of e-commerce has given birth to a new breed of consumer, as knowledgeable as the experts and not about to take any guff.
Neither does she hang around taking all kinds of guff for 20 years.
As boxer Midge Kelly, Jonathan Riedel is all nerves, fury, and guff. But the choreography is thin, and the dancers, wonderful as they were, could not make up for its limited vocabulary.
Ayoob once noted that some new CCW holders have an attitude: "Now I don't have to take any guff from anyone." Wrong.