Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cuff

2 senses of cuff

Sense 1
cuff, turnup -- (the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg)
       => lap, overlap -- (a flap that lies over another part; "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches")

Sense 2
handcuff, cuff, handlock, manacle -- (shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs)
       => shackle, bond, hamper, trammel -- (a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cuff

2 senses of cuff

Sense 1
cuff, whomp -- (hit with the hand)
       => slap -- (hit with something flat, like a paddle or the open hand; "The impatient teacher slapped the student"; "a gunshot slapped him on the forehead")

Sense 2
manacle, cuff, handcuff -- (confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs; "The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime")
       => fetter, shackle -- (restrain with fetters)

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