adjectiveBritish 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.
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