/ (ˈtʃʌfɪŋ) /
adjective, adverb (prenominal)
British slang (intensifier)chuffing marvellous
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Word Origin for chuffing
C20: from N English chuff, a euphemism for fuck
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Example sentences from the Web for chuffing
He sits there, muttering and chuffing and sticking a long wood spit in his soup, and then he coughs and says 'Ug!'The Three Mulla-mulgars|Walter De La Mare
As Tallis climbed out of the car, chuffing windily into the kerchief, MacMaine snapped an order to the sergeant behind the wheel.The Highest Treason|Randall Garrett