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gruffy

[gruhf-ee] /ˈgrʌf i/
adjective, gruffier, gruffiest.
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Origin of gruffy
1780-1790
First recorded in 1780-90; gruff + -y1
Related forms
gruffily, adverb
gruffiness, noun
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  • Sally, who helped him, hadn't the least idea it wasn't gruffy.

    Louis' School Days E. J. May

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