gruffy

[ gruhf-ee ]
/ ˈgrʌf i /

adjective, gruff·i·er, gruff·i·est.

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Origin of gruffy

First recorded in 1780–90; gruff + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM gruffy

gruff·i·ly, adverbgruff·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for gruffy

  • Sally, who helped him, hadn't the least idea it wasn't Gruffy.