buff

buff
I 1. [bʌf]
nome
1) colloq. (enthusiast) patito m. (-a), appassionato m. (-a)
2) (colour) camoscio m.
3) (leather) pelle f. di bufalo, di bue
2.
aggettivo (colour) color camoscio
II [bʌf]
verbo transitivo lucidare [shoes]; pulire [fingernails, metal]
* * *
1. noun
(a dull yellow colour.) (color) camoscio
2. adjective
a buff envelope.) camosciato, scamosciato; color camoscio
* * *
I [bʌf]
1.
1) adj , (colour) color paglierino inv or camoscio inv
2) fam in forma, tonico (-a)
2. vt
(also: buff up) lucidare, lustrare
3. n

in the buff fam — nudo (-a) come un verme

II [bʌf] n
(fam: enthusiast) patito (-a), appassionato (-a)

a film buff — un esperto di cinema

* * *
buff /bʌf/
A n.
1 [u] pelle di bufalo (o di bue); cuoio grosso soffice (che se ne ricava)
2 [uc] (ind.) cuoio per pulitrici; pulitrice rivestita di cuoio
3 [u] color camoscio
4 [u] (fam.) in the buff, nudo
5 (fam.) patito; appassionato: cinema buff, patito del cinema; cinefilo
B a.
1 scamosciato
2 color camoscio
3 (slang, USA) palestrato; pompato.
(to) buff /bʌf/
v. t.
1 (mecc.) pulire, lucidare (un metallo, ecc.) con pelle scamosciata (o con una pulitrice)
2 scamosciare (il cuoio).
* * *
I 1. [bʌf]
nome
1) colloq. (enthusiast) patito m. (-a), appassionato m. (-a)
2) (colour) camoscio m.
3) (leather) pelle f. di bufalo, di bue
2.
aggettivo (colour) color camoscio
II [bʌf]
verbo transitivo lucidare [shoes]; pulire [fingernails, metal]

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