Etymology
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duffer (n.)

"inept person; stupid, dull old man," 1842, especially "bad golfer" (by 1875), perhaps from Scottish duffar "dull or stupid person," from dowf "stupid," literally "deaf," from Old Norse daufr, with pejorative suffix -art. Or perhaps from 18c. thieves' slang duff (v.) "to dress or manipulate an old thing and make it look new," hence duffer "one who sells spurious goods at high prices" (1766).

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Definitions of duffer

duffer (n.)
an incompetent or clumsy person;
as a golfer he was only a duffer
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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