What Does PFF Mean?

PFF is an "Expression of Disagreement or Dismissal" and also means "Pro Football Focus."

"Expression of Disagreement or Dismissal." The interjection PFF (pronounced "puff") is an expression of disagreement or dismissal. PFF basically means "I disagree" or "I don't care." When used as a direct response to a statement by another person, PFF can often be considered quite rude.

In this context, PFF means the same as PFFT.

"Pro Football Focus." PFF also stands for "Pro Football Focus," which is a website that focuses on analysis of NFL (National Football League) and NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) football in the United States.

Summary of Key Points

First definition for PFF

"Expression of Disagreement or Dismissal" is the most common definition for PFF on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Definition:Expression of Disagreement or Dismissal
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second definition for PFF

"Pro Football Focus" is another definition for PFF.

Definition:Pro Football Focus
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Image for PFF

When I write PFF, I mean this:

meaning of PFF
PFF is also an "Expression of Disagreement or Dismissal."


Examples of PFF in Sentences

Here are examples of PFF being used in conversations:
  • Yoli: Did you hear that we have to work late on Friday?
  • Claire: PFF! We'll see about that. I already have plans.
  • (Here PFF is an expression of disagreement.)
  • Claire: Boss, I'm sorry, but I can't work late on Friday? I already have plans.
  • Boss: PFF. Well, you'll have to change them.
  • (Here PFF is an expression of dismissal.)

An Academic Look at PFF

When used as an "Expression of Disagreement or Dismissal," PFF is an interjection. Interjections are words used to express feeling or emotion. They can be standalone or used as part of a sentence (usually at the start). An interjection can end in an exclamation mark to express a strong feeling or emotion.

When used to mean "Pro Football Focus", PFF is classified as an initialism abbreviation, as it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Pee Eff Eff"). Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

What Did We Use To Say?

The use of PFF as an expression of dismissal predates the digital era.

Example of PFF Used in a Text


See Also

Selves-isolating (Locking down with a partner) BYE FELICIA (a dismissive goodbye) PFT (sound made in disagreement) TIFF (disagreement) AFL (australian football league) CFL (canadian football league) MNF (monday night football)