iffy

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adjective if·fy \ˈi-fē\

Definition of iffy

  1. 1 :  having many uncertain or unknown qualities or conditions an iffy proposition

  2. 2 :  of inconsistent or unreliable quality

iffiness

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Origin and Etymology of iffy

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IFFY Defined for English Language Learners

iffy

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adjective

Definition of iffy for English Language Learners

  • : having many uncertain or unknown qualities or conditions : not certain

  • : not certain to be good



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