gruffy

[gruhf-ee]
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adjective, gruff·i·er, gruff·i·est.


Nearby words

  1. gruenberg, louis,
  2. gruesome,
  3. gruesomely,
  4. gruff,
  5. gruffly,
  6. grugru,
  7. gruiform,
  8. gruis,
  9. grum,
  10. grumble

Origin of gruffy

First recorded in 1780–90; gruff + -y1

Related formsgruff·i·ly, adverbgruff·i·ness, noun

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Examples from the Web for gruffy

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