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chuff

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It is vanity to desire a long life and to take no heed of a good life.
Thomas γ Kempis
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Pronunciation

Adjective

chuff (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
chuff

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (UK) Surly.
  2. (vulgar Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Swollen.

Synonyms

Noun

Singular
chuff

Plural
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chuff ({{{1}}})
  1. A coarse or stupid fellow.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Superfluous small talk that is free of conflict, offers no character development, description or insight, and does not advance the story or plot.
  3. (vulgar Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The anus.

Verb

Infinitive
to chuff

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to chuff (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To make noisy puffing sounds, as of a steam locomotive.
    • 1912, Katherine Mansfield, "The Woman At The Store", Selected Short Stories
      The horses stumbled along, coughing and chuffing.
    • 1990, John Updike, "Rabbit at Rest"
      The pigeons chuff and chortle off in indignant disappointment.
  2. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To purposefully fail a standarized test in a conspicuous way.

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