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Naff

A British word to learn, from The Economist's coverage of the recent royal wedding:

... Englishmen of his upbringing think it naff for men to wear visible wedding rings ...

Naff means tacky, uncool, lame. It appears in that magazine about once a year. That's about twice as frequently as twee, which refers to something excessively dainty, cute, or quaint. Is it naff to say 'twee' more often?

(cf. Wobbly Bits (2009-06-27), ...) - ^z - 2011-05-11