chuffed

adjective \ ˈchəft \

Definition of chuffed

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

Examples of chuffed in a Sentence

  1. I was feeling rather chuffed with myself, having competed in a cricket tournament with some of England's best.

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Origin and Etymology of chuffed

English dialect chuff pleased, puffed with fat

CHUFFED Defined for English Language Learners

chuffed

adjective

Definition of chuffed for English Language Learners

  • : very pleased



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