Definition of spiffing in English:


Line breaks: spif|fing
Pronunciation: /ˈspɪfɪŋ


British informal , • dated
  • Excellent; splendid: it’s a frightfully spiffing idea
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    • This is a spiffing example of someone who was physically prepared to deal with a bad situation.
    • My boyfriend and I will be together 2 years next week, which is highly spiffing.
    • A spiffing new parlour game for the chattering classes has come to our attention.


late 19th century: of unknown origin.

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