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- adverb colloquial In a
spiffymanner; done with style.
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When I was covering Capitol Hill just before Clinton's impeachment, every other young, spiffily manicured male staffer I met in Republican Congressional offices was at least androcentric, if not obviously gay.
Green that may be, and spiffily modular, but that is one ugly son of a house.
What I am specifically referring to is that I saw a really cute, 30-something female colleague wearing a turtleneck under her robe that matched quite spiffily with her stole.
Archive 2006-10-01 PeaceBang 2006
My friend, spiffily talented artist over at Defektiv widened it out to make my big chunky paragraphs a little easier on the eyes.
Archive 2005-01-09 Rogers 2005
That's a wonderful classic shot, very spiffily dressed, a guy who was quite short, quite self-conscious about being short but who was an overpowering presence every room he walked into.
In the allotted time he emerged — coated, cravatted, and spiffily groomed except for his flamboyant moustache which always looked wayward.
The Cat Who Went Underground Braun, Lilian Jackson 1989
But it's since been spiffily renovated, and this season's successful reign has washed away much of the recent negativitiy, leaving it as a proud and shining beacon of High Brutalism.
If you drive through downtown Rockville, the courthouse square and surrounding shopping district have been spiffily gentrified.
Baltimore City Paper 2010
In "The Special Relationship," his co-combatant will be Bill Clinton (to be played by Dennis Quaid, spiffily enough) and the emphasis will be Blair's desire to cozy up to American power, a choice which led to a disastrous pairing with George Bush and Blair's eventual downfall.
While newly trained, spiffily uniformed Palestinian security forces patrol city streets during the day, Israeli forces control the night and therefore control the entire territory.