spiffy

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Etymology[edit]

spiff +‎ -y

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spiffy (comparative spiffier, superlative spiffiest)

  1. (informal) Dapper; fine or neat, especially in style of clothing or other appearance.
    • 1906, “Newport News in London,” The New York Times, 26 Aug, p. 9,
      The charming twins came last week, and you should see their clothes. ‘Spiffy’ is the word.

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Noun[edit]

spiffy (plural spiffies)

  1. (informal) A dapper person.

References[edit]

  • Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987-1996.