Definition of spiffy in English:

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spiffy

Pronunciation: /ˈspifē/

adjective (spiffier, spiffiest)

North American informal
Smart in appearance: a spiffy new outfit
More example sentences
  • They also raved about the spiffy appearance and the virtually indestructible treads.
  • Today my outfit was pretty spiffy if I do say so myself.
  • Billy was a junior Ranger, dressed in the dark, blue, gold-stripped spiffy uniform of his outfit.
Synonyms

Derivatives

spiffily

Pronunciation: /ˈspifəlē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • As we approach downtown Chennai I watch in stunned silence from the bus as a spiffily clad office worker walks out of a shiny high tech office with an over-filled wastebasket in hand.
  • And so did his son Jameer Jr., who was dressed as spiffily as his pop.

Origin

Mid 19th century: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with spiffy

cliffy, iffy, jiffy, Liffey, niffy, sniffy, squiffy, whiffy

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Syllabification: spiff·y

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