Definition of Newf in English:

Newf

noun

informal
  • 1Canadian. A Newfoundlander; = "Newfie".

  • 2Also in form newf. A Newfoundland dog.

adjective

informal
  • Canadian. Of, in, or from Newfoundland; that is a Newfoundlander (frequently depreciative). Also (of a dog): belonging to the Newfoundland breed.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in St. John's Evening Telegram. Partly shortened from Newfoundlander, and partly shortened from the name of Newfoundland.

Pronunciation

Newf

/njuːf/