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Today's word is:

toff

|täf| Brit. informal, derogatory

noun

A rich or upper-class person.

ORIGIN: mid 19th cent.: perhaps an alteration of tuft, used to denote a gold tassel worn on the cap by titled undergraduates at Oxford and Cambridge.

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