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spiffing Line breaks: spif|fing
Pronunciation: /ˈspɪfɪŋ/

Definition of spiffing in English:


British informal , dated
Excellent; splendid: it’s a frightfully spiffing idea
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with spiffing

debriefing • offing

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