how to pronounce chuff

/tʃʌf/

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The above transcription of chuff is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

chuff is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of chuff in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… you know yeah i'm just a chuff for nick …”

meanings of chuff

adjective:

  1. Surly; annoyed; displeased; disgruntled.
  2. Pleased.
  3. Swollen with fat.
  4. Stupid; churlish.
  5. Swollen.

noun:

  1. The vagina.
  2. A coarse or stupid fellow.
  3. A breathy noise produced by a tiger, similar in function to a cat's purr.
  4. Superfluous small talk that is free of conflict, offers no character development, description or insight, and does not advance the story or plot.
  5. Anus.

verb:

  1. To break wind.
  2. To intermittently extinguish and reignite a powder charge.
  3. To make noisy puffing sounds, as of a steam locomotive.

words with pronunciation similar to chuff

chugchubtoughchumchaffchiefshovecheepchillchafe

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