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adjective (1)

now dialectal, of a person : short and stout : fat, chubby
of swine : short-coupled and fat
a new boar … with heftier ham, but not so chuffyBreeder's Gazette
opposed to rangy


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adjective (2)

now dialectal, England

Word History


Adjective (1)

perhaps from chuff entry 3 + -y

Adjective (2)

chuff entry 1 + -y

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“Chuffy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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