- British informal slightly drunkAlso: squiffed
C19: of unknown origin
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Examples from the Web for squiffy
If this be so, dear old Squiffy's choice of literature had been rather injudicious.
There was a stern, set expression on Squiffy's face as he climbed out of bed.
After about ten minutes, the tension of Squiffy's attitude relaxed.
I guess I had to be squiffy as I used to be most of the time, not to be bored by them.Linda Lee, Incorporated
Louis Joseph Vance
Tell you what, if I hadn't got squiffy at the beginning I'd have gone off me bloomin' chump.A Bed of Roses
W. L. George