Spoffish Spof"fish (sp[o^]f"f[i^]sh), a. [Probably from Prov. E. spoffle to be spoffish.] Earnest and active in matters of no moment; bustling. [Colloq. Eng.] --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

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  • spoffish — spof·fish …   English syllables

  • spoffish — ˈspäfish adjective Etymology: probably from English dialect spoffle (alteration of spuffle) + English ish : fussbudgety …   Useful english dictionary

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