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

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 For most of the past eight weeks, city officials have had reason to feel chuffed, with no new cases involving local transmission (and usually only a handful at most every day elsewhere in China). The Economist, 20 June 2020 Anyway, the social media reaction has been pretty massive, from chuffed PSG fans heralding their new signing as the messiah, to Inter supporters wishing him well - or not so well - on his departure from San Siro. SI.com, 2 Sep. 2019 But over in Milan, fans were pretty chuffed about Icardi's departure. SI.com, 2 Sep. 2019 Other BBMAs attendees appeared chuffed to interact with Swift as well. Abby Jones, Billboard, 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, 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, 30 Jan. 2018 Attenborough seems quite chuffed by his new namesake. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, 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, 20 Mar. 2017 See More

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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 May. 2022.

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