[ tur-fee ]
/ ˈtɜr fi /

adjective, turf·i·er, turf·i·est.

covered with or consisting of grassy turf.
resembling turf; turflike.
of the nature of or abounding in peat.
of, relating to, or characteristic of horse racing.

Origin of turfy

First recorded in 1545–55; turf + -y1
Related formsturf·i·ness, noun
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/ (ˈtɜːfɪ) /

adjective turfier or turfiest

of, covered with, or resembling turf
relating to or characteristic of horse racing or persons connected with it
Derived Formsturfiness, noun
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