adjective (1)
\ ˈchəfē, -u̇fē, -fi \

Definition of chuffy

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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


adjective (2)
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Definition of chuffy (Entry 2 of 2)

now dialectal, England

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History and Etymology for chuffy

Adjective (1)

perhaps from chuff entry 3 + -y

Adjective (2)

chuff entry 1 + -y

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“Chuffy.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 21 January 2020.

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