chuffed

adjective
\ ˈchəft How to pronounce chuffed (audio) \

Definition of chuffed

British
: quite pleased : delighted he is chuffed to be back in Welsh rugby— Simon Thomas

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Examples of chuffed in a Sentence

I was feeling rather chuffed with myself, having competed in a cricket tournament with some of England's best.
Recent Examples on the Web But over in Milan, fans were pretty chuffed about Icardi's departure. SI.com, "Mauro Icardi: Twitter Reacts as Striker Finally Seals Inter Exit & Joins PSG on Loan," 2 Sep. 2019 Other BBMAs attendees appeared chuffed to interact with Swift as well. Abby Jones, Billboard, "See Taylor Swift's Photos From the 2018 Billboard Music Awards," 21 May 2018 Norfolk Islanders are proud of their unique culture and the lawn bowlers were chuffed to stand on a podium and watch the raising of their green and white flag that features the Norfolk Pine. Fox News, "Norfolk Islanders capture bronze medal on Aussie mainland," 8 Apr. 2018 Foddy, an unpresuming Australian with a doctorate in moral philosophy who now makes video games that purposely abuse their players, encouraged me not to get too chuffed about my entourage. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, "All Followers Are Fake Followers," 30 Jan. 2018 Attenborough seems quite chuffed by his new namesake. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, "Ancient Crustacean Named After David Attenborough," 23 Mar. 2017 Nobody, however, looked as unsure of his footing as Chairman Devin Nunes, who, not very long ago, was feeling chuffed enough to snark at reporters about how silly this all is. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, "One Key Takeaway from Monday's Comey Hearing," 20 Mar. 2017 Attenborough seems quite chuffed by his new namesake. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, "Ancient Crustacean Named After David Attenborough," 23 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of chuffed

1957, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chuffed

English dialect chuff pleased, puffed with fat

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The first known use of chuffed was in 1957

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“Chuffed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chuffed. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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chuffed

adjective
How to pronounce chuffed (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of chuffed

British, informal : very pleased

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