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chuffy

[chuhf-ee]
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adjective, chuff·i·er, chuff·i·est.
  1. churlish; surly.
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Origin of chuffy

First recorded in 1690–1700; chuff1 + -y1
Related formschuff·i·ly, adverbchuff·i·ness, noun
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Related Words

acid, acrid, acrimonious, awkward, bad-tempered, blunt, brusque, captious, choleric, churlish, cranky, cross, crotchety, crusty, cynical, difficult, dour, fretful, gloomy, glum

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Historical Examples

  • Nothing suits me but the fluffy, chuffy things with a tilt to them.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903

    Lucy Maud Montgomery