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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [chuhft]
    • /tʃʌft/
    • /tʃʌft/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chuhft]
    • /tʃʌft/

Definitions of chuffed word

  • adjective chuffed If you are chuffed about something, you are very pleased about it. 3
  • adjective chuffed pleased or delighted 3
  • adjective chuffed pleased, delighted, gratified, etc. 3
  • adjective chuffed disgruntled, displeased, unhappy, etc. 3
  • adjective chuffed annoyed; displeased; disgruntled. 1
  • noun chuffed a sound of or like the exhaust of a steam engine. 1

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Origin of chuffed

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
First recorded in 1855-60; See origin at chuff2, -ed2

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Parts of speech for Chuffed


chuffed popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for chuffed

verb chuffed

  • blow — When a wind or breeze blows, the air moves.
  • breathe — When people or animals breathe, they take air into their lungs and let it out again. When they breathe smoke or a particular kind of air, they take it into their lungs and let it out again as they breathe.
  • palpitate — to pulsate with unusual rapidity from exertion, emotion, disease, etc.; flutter: His heart palpitated wildly.
  • huff — a mood of sulking anger; a fit of resentment: Just because you disagree, don't walk off in a huff.
  • throb — to beat with increased force or rapidity, as the heart under the influence of emotion or excitement; palpitate.

adjective chuffed

  • pleased — (used as a polite addition to requests, commands, etc.) if you would be so obliging; kindly: Please come here. Will you please turn the radio off?
  • content — The contents of a container such as a bottle, box, or room are the things that are inside it.
  • satisfied — content: a satisfied look.
  • happy — delighted, pleased, or glad, as over a particular thing: to be happy to see a person.
  • delighted — If you are delighted, you are extremely pleased and excited about something.

Antonyms for chuffed

verb chuffed

  • hide — Informal. to administer a beating to; thrash.
  • despise — If you despise something or someone, you dislike them and have a very low opinion of them.
  • secret — done, made, or conducted without the knowledge of others: secret negotiations.

adjective chuffed

  • dischuffed — (New Zealand, British, informal) Very displeased or unsatisfied.

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