Definition of spiffy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈspɪfi

adjective (spiffier, spiffiest)

North American informal
  • Smart in appearance: a spiffy new outfit
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    • 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.



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  • 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.


mid 19th century: of unknown origin.

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