Buffalo - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbʌfəloʊ|  American pronunciation of the word buffalo
Brit.  |ˈbʌfələʊ|  British pronunciation of the word buffalo


- large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains
- a city on Lake Erie in western New York (near Niagara Falls)
- meat from an American bison
- any of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo


- intimidate or overawe


...I'm not some newcomer that you can buffalo with that nonsense....

...in this debate I refuse to be buffaloed by a flurry of irrelevant issues...

She is a brilliant liar and has buffaloed a psychiatrist in practice for 25 years.

They followed the migrating herds of buffalo across the plains.

Millions of buffalo once roamed the prairies.

Buffalo wallow in mud to keep away flies.

The Dallas Cowboys clobbered the Buffalo Bills last night.

Buffalo black

We watered the buffalo

the stories were of a dullness to bring a buffalo to its knees

a buffalo hide painted with red and black geometric designs

Word forms

singular: buffalo
plural: buffaloes
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