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chef +‎ -y



cheffy (comparative more cheffy, superlative most cheffy)

  1. (informal) Of food: elaborate and complex, like that prepared by an expert chef.
    • 2006, Georgina Campbell, ‎Marianne Heron, Georgina Campbell's Ireland for Garden Lovers (page 147)
      The cooking is never less than stunning - and significantly, in this era of "cheffy" food and big egos, the creator of this wonderful food describes himself simply as "owner cook" []
    • 2016, Cathy Bramley, The Plumberry School of Comfort Food, page 87:
      “I'm just wondering whether it might be too... cheffy. Does it really say comfort food?”