English Dictionary

Pioneers in dictionary publishing since 1819

shufty or shufti (ˈʃʊftɪ Pronunciation for ˈʃʌftɪ Pronunciation for )

Definitions

noun

(plural) -ties
  1. (British, slang) a look; peep

Word Origin

C20: from Arabic

shufti or shufty (ˈʃʌftɪ;  ˈʃʊftɪ)

Definitions

noun

Word forms:   plural shufties
  1. (British, slang) a quick look; a peep

Example Sentences Including 'shufty'

However, a quick shufty at the Sun claims matchstick Moss has already given the Libertines layabout the big heave-ho.
Megastar (2005)
Now, let's go and have a little shufty around upstairs, shall we?
Sue Welfare FALLEN WOMEN (2002)

Comments

Log in to comment on this word.