chuffy


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chuffy

(ˈtʃʌfɪ)
adj chuffier or chuffiest
boorish and surly
ˈchuffiness n
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A chuffy pig in overalls sings, "All of me, why not take all of me?
Cafe Mozart -- soprano Emma Kirkby, tenor Rogers Covey-Crump, Jenny Thomas (wonderfully chuffy flute), guitarist Ian Gammie,Alastair Ross and his piquant square piano -- perform these delights with stylish enthusiasm.
Chuffy wiped glasses, poured another Cidona for me, and served the few other customers.
I was at the Corporation Market, buying fish for my Friday night kedgeree, when I saw Chuffy trundling down one of the cluttered aisles opposite me.
In fact, Drayton - which has its own 15-acre zoo - is particularly good for under 8s thanks to two of its main attractions: Thomas Land, devoted to everyone's favourite chuffy little engine (as well as his pals including Cranky the Crane and Harold the Helicopter), and the newly opened Ben 10 rollercoaster.
Harris, "a fat, chuffy looking man, a 'leetle' corned [inebriated]," "who was well acquainted with all the circumstances of the case, and who was able to make himself clearly and intelligibly understood by the court and jury" (296).
Fripp: "she was small and vivacious and Chuffy liked ladies to be small and vivacious" (57).
The ferry across this paradisical lake takes around 20 minutes, and anyone coming from the centre of lovely little Prien can reach the pier on a quirky little Thomas the Tank Engine narrow-gauge railway, whose chuffy hoots can be heard all over the village.
Thanks to Jane the dogs, Spider and Chuffy, have been reunited with their owner, Cruft's winning breeder Christine Miller from Ashburnham, East Sussex.
Hosted by Craig and Martin - the pompous music critics - they will unveil detective Jack Force and his imaginary train-driver sidekick Mr Chuffy, the waspish Chauvinist Gays, and - of course - Strijka (pronounced "Streaker"), Norway's third most popular rock band.
Breeders went after the exact opposite of the chuffy type.
It was relatively easy for hogmen to change from the chuffy, lard-type hog in demand at the turn of the century, to the long, meat-type hog producing the cuts desired by consumers today.