Faffled vs Gaffled - What's the difference?

faffled | gaffled |


As verbs the difference between faffled and gaffled

is that faffled is (faffle) while gaffled is (gaffle).

faffled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (faffle)

  • faffle

    English

    Verb

    (faffl)
  • (UK, dialect) To stammer.
  • (Halliwell)
    (Webster 1913)

    gaffled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (gaffle)

  • gaffle

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A lever used to bend a crossbow
  • A steel spur attached to a gamecock
  • Verb

    (gaffl)
  • To seize
  • To steal
  • Gaffling is a planning technique for orienteering relay courses whereby individual routes are planned so as to vary slightly and to make following difficult. This means that the competition depends more on navigational skills rather than just physical ability. See British Orienteering Federation's Event Guideline F for Relay Events, Section 3.
  • To talk incessantly without a purpose, usually about inane or pointless topics; to banter.
  • References

    *OED 2nd edition 1989 (noun sense)