squiffy

adjective
squif·​fy | \ ˈskwi-fē How to pronounce squiffy (audio) \
variants: or less commonly squiffed \ ˈskwift How to pronounce squiffy (audio) \

Definition of squiffy

First Known Use of squiffy

circa 1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for squiffy

origin unknown

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“Squiffy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squiffy. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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