Definition of chuffing adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtʃʌfɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃʌfɪŋ//
(Northern British English, slang)
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a mild swear word that some people use when they are annoyed, to avoid saying ‘fucking’ The whole chuffing world's gone mad. Word Origin1980s: origin uncertain; perhaps related to chuff, an informal word for a person's buttocks.