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Chuffiness

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chuffiness The quality of being chuffy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chuffiness Surliness; churlishness; boorishness.
    • n chuffiness Chubbiness; plumpness.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Chuffiness boorishness
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. chuffe, choffe, a boor (origin unknown), conn. with Scotch coof, akin to Ice. kueif.

Usage

In literature:

Nothing suits me but the fluffy, chuffy things with a tilt to them.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
What were you so chuffy to Ermie, for?
"The Children of Wilton Chase" by Mrs. L. T. Meade
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