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- simple past tense and past participle of
- (Britain, informal) Very pleased or satisfied; delighted.
- 2004, Mike Skinner (lyrics), “It Was Supposed to Be So Easy”, in A Grand Don’t Come For Free, performed by The Streets:
- Got to the video shop in a state / But chuffed it wouldn't be late
- 2014, Colleen McCullough, Bittersweet: A Novel, Simon and Schuster (→ISBN), page 131
- “I'm chuffed,” she said, putting the kettle on. He gave her that wonderful smile. “Why, exactly?” “Why do you suppose we drink so much strong tea?” “Habit. It's a drug within the bounds of the law.” “Very true!” “Why are you so chuffed, Edda?”
- 2015, Willie Robertson, Michael Ball - The Biography, John Blake Publishing (→ISBN)
- As he arrived on the red carpet Michael said: 'It is my first nomination and I could not be more chuffed.' Well, he could be more chuffed. And that was if he was to win the Olivier honour.
- disgruntled, displeased, unsatisfied
- (Can we add an example for this sense?)
very pleased or satisfied