Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of chuff.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of chuff.

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Examples

  • At low engine speeds while the car is heading up slight grades, the Elantra engine chuffs and rocks in its cradle; and at moderate-to-highway speeds, if you kick it hard in the slats, the powertrain starts to whine with something approaching resentment.

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  • Its seen as a bad thing when Weaver chuffs away, but Susan Sarandan in The Lovely Bones is seen as enriching the character...

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  • Among tonight's highlights, Matt boards a train that chuffs its way to Britain's most remote railway station and Julia heads to Glencoe to hunt for a "hidden valley that lives up to its name".

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  • Still early, before eight, but power marimba was pounding out of the restaurant and the chuffs of diesel machinery and screeching of steel-tracked dozers was coming down from the top of the bluff.

    Kook

  • We wanted more squabbles, and fighting, the biffs to the back head, chuffs to the shoulder, the grabbing, the hauling, the punching.

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  • Luckily my deputy and I were having a chat today (about how much she wants me for next year * chuffs*) and she thought to check.

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  • The whistles and chuffs grew louder and faster, as if his arm were cranking up the sounds into the deafening and intimidating roar.

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  • What has brought on this discourse about niceness, is a meme in which my friend mom-nos has been nominated as a nice person, and in turn has nominated me, which really chuffs me, especially coming from her.

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  • What has brought on this discourse about niceness, is a meme in which my friend mom-nos has been nominated as a nice person, and in turn has nominated me, which really chuffs me, especially coming from her.

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  • I wonder what chuffs Scorsese more: Losing to yet another actor-director although only Costner, of the three who have beaten him, really is a subpar director, or losing to a boxing movie after his own boxing movie failed to win.

    Monday bloody Monday

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