Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a chuffy manner; rudely; surlily; clownishly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Clownishly; surlily.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a clownish manner.
  • adverb In a surly manner.

Etymologies

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chuffy +‎ -ly

Examples

  • -- ja wohl! "he went on chuffily, summing up: latent fever, -- the very lips were blue, dry as husks;" he would go, -- oui?

    Margret Howth, a Story of To-day

  • -- ja wohl! '' he went on chuffily, summing up: latent fever, -- the very lips were blue, dry as husks; ` ` he would go, -- oui?

    Margret Howth: A Story of To-Day

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