Definition of Spoffish

1. a. Earnest and active in matters of no moment; bustling.



Definition of Spoffish

1. Adjective. (UK colloquial dated) earnest and active in matters of no importance; bustling ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spoffish

1. fussy [adj] - See also: fussy

Medical Definition of Spoffish

1. Earnest and active in matters of no moment; bustling. Origin: probably from Prov. E. Spoffle to be spoffish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spoffish

spodiosite
spodium
spodiums
spodogenous
spodogram
spodography
spodomancy
spodomantic
spodophorous
spodoptera
spodosol
spodosols
spods
spodumene
spodumenes
spoffish (current term)
spoffy
spoil
spoil-sport
spoil-sports
spoil five
spoil heap
spoil the ship for a hap'orth of tar
spoilable
spoilables
spoilage
spoilages
spoilation
spoiled
spoiled brat

Literary usage of Spoffish

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1. The Dickens Dictionary: A Key to the Characters and Principal Incidents in by Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1900)
"A law-student, smart, spoffish, and eight and twenty. With a few friends he attempts to get up an excursion party to which no one shall be invited who has ..."

2. Edmund Yates: His Recollections and Experiences by Edmund Hodgson Yates (1884)
"I had noticed from time to time that a little spoffish American gentleman, who invariably wore a pince-nez glass, had regarded me with great Mistaken] ..."

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