Is the word chuffed in the English dictionary?

Do Canadians say chuffed?

In Canada we use this word as a negative: “I was really chuffed that I didn’t get that raise.” I only heard it as a positive when I watched British TV.

Is there any word in the English dictionary?

Abbreviations? The Second Edition of the 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary, published in 1989, contains full entries for 171,476 words in current use, and 47,156 obsolete words. To this may be added around 9,500 derivative words included as subentries.

What is another word for chuffed?

What is another word for chuffed?

happy delighted
pleased glad
gratified satisfied
joyful thrilled
blissful joyous

Where does the word chuffed originate?

1957, from dialectal (northern England) chuff, originally meaning “puffed with fat”.

What is cookie in British English?

Biscuit (UK) / Cookie (US)

In the UK, these are generally called biscuits, although people do call the bigger, softer kind cookies, too. However, in the UK, people LOVE biscuits (especially with tea) and there are hundreds of different varieties that aren’t called cookies, too.

Is chuffed good or bad?

John Polk (@ClichesGoneWild) noted on Twitter yesterday, “’Chuffed’ means pleased… or displeased. Not helpful when a word is its own antonym.”

What does chuffed mean in Scotland?

To be pleased and contented, in other words – exceptionally happy! … “Jist look at me – I’m Smilin’ – I’m weel chuffed!”

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