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Meaning of "oofy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OOFY

oofy  [ˈuːfɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OOFY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oofy is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OOFY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Oofy Prosser

Alexander Charles "Oofy" Prosser is a recurring fictional character from the stories of British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being the millionaire member of the Drones Club and a friend of Jeeves's master Bertie Wooster. The most wealthy and envied member of the Club, he has the nickname "Oofy", which is British slang for "wealthy" or "made of money".

Definition of oofy in the English dictionary

The definition of oofy in the dictionary is wealthy or having money.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OOFY


beefy
ˈbiːfɪ
Cavafy
kəˈvɑːfɪ
electroencephalography
ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌɪnsɛfəˈlɒɡrɑːfɪ
furphy
ˈfɜːfɪ
Gaddafi
ɡəˈdɑːfɪ
goofy
ˈɡuːfɪ
Ife
ˈiːfɪ
laughy
ˈlɑːfɪ
leafy
ˈliːfɪ
Morphy
ˈmɔːfɪ
murphy
ˈmɜːfɪ
Newfie
ˈnjuːfɪ
Qaddafi
ɡəˈdɑːfɪ
roofie
ˈruːfɪ
roofy
ˈruːfɪ
spoofy
ˈspuːfɪ
Sufi
ˈsuːfɪ
surfy
ˈsɜːfɪ
turfy
ˈtɜːfɪ
woofy
ˈwuːfɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OOFY

oobit
oocyst
oocyte
oodles
oof
ooftish
oogamete
oogamous
oogamy
oogenesis
oogenetic
oogonia
oogonial
oogonium
ooh
oohing
ooidal
oojamaflip
Ookpik
oolite

WORDS THAT END LIKE OOFY

boofy
certify
clarify
comfy
defy
Duffy
fluffy
identify
introfy
justify
modify
notify
poofy
puffy
qualify
satisfy
simplify
specify
testify
verify

Synonyms and antonyms of oofy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oofy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OOFY

Find out the translation of oofy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of oofy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oofy» in English.

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奥菲
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oofy
570 millions of speakers

English

oofy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

oofy
380 millions of speakers
ar

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oofy
280 millions of speakers

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oofy
278 millions of speakers

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oofy
270 millions of speakers

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মালদার
260 millions of speakers

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oofy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oofy
190 millions of speakers

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oofy
180 millions of speakers

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oofy
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

oofy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oofy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

oofy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

oofy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओफि
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oofy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oofy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oofy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

oofy
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oofy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

oofy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oofy
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

oofy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oofy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oofy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OOFY»

The term «oofy» is normally little used and occupies the 143.231 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OOFY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oofy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OOFY»

Discover the use of oofy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oofy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Most Of P.G. Wodehouse
Listen, Bingo, I'd like to do something for you in return." Bingo felt like some great actor who has received his cue. He leaned forward and relighted Oofy's cigar with a loving hand. He also flicked a speck of dust off his coat sleeve. "And what I' m ...
P.G. Wodehouse, 2000
2
You Read to Me & I'll Read to You: 20th-century Stories to Share
P ggl v “Oofy-poofy, 0ofy'p0ofy—NOPE!” See her brother, Silly billy, silly billy, silly billy. “D0 not waddle willy-nilly, Willy-nilly. willy-nilly. You are much too plump and little To be in the muddy middle. Mud is oofy, mud is poofy, Mud is oh so ...
Janet Schulman, 2001
3
The Best of Wodehouse: An Anthology
Oofy—' 'No,' replied Oofy Prosser curtly. 'Not a penny!' Pongo danced a few frantic dance steps. Already there was a lull over by the table where Mr Pott was conducting his business, and the closing of the book seemed imminent. 'But I want to ...
Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, 2007
4
Young Men in Spats
'Oofy Prosser.' 'As sore as a what?' 'A gumboil. It's his money that young Pongo is spending out there. Oofy gave him a hundred to eight that Adolphus Stiffham would never marry Geraldine Spettisbury, and Pongo collected the cash the ...
P. G. Wodehouse, 2013
5
Uncle Fred in the Springtime
'I say, Oofy—' 'No,' replied Oofy Prosser curtly. 'Not a penny!' Pongo danced a few frantic dance steps. Already there was a lull over by the table where Mr Pott was conducting his business, and the closing of the book seemed imminent.
P. G. Wodehouse, 2012
6
Storyteller: The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl
That same day, 80 Squadron also lost the happy-go-lucky, ginger-haired pilot Oofy Still. This smiling, freckled flyer would become a curious kind of literary everyman for Roald, who wrote him memorably into an early draft of his very first story, ...
Donald Sturrock, 2011
7
The Strand Magazine
No, the cash, if it was to be raised, must be raised from some other source, and in these circumstances his thoughts, as they had so often done before, turned to Oofy Prosser. That it was never a simple task to get into Oofy's ribs, but one always ...
‎1940
8
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
See oof; opp. oofy. ooftish. See oof. oofy. Rich; (always) with plenty of cash: low: from ca. 1889. See. oof. In late Victorian issues of Punch, in captioned cartoons, the 'filthy rich' or newly-rich often named, e.g. 'Sir Oofy Goldberg' (P.B.). ooja.
Eric Partridge, 2006
9
Energy Company Obligation: Carbon Saving Community ...
... 009F 00 CM Sunderland District E01013962 Nottingham 021 D OOFY City of Nottinfim E01020103 North Devon 010B 18UE North Devon District E01010744 Bradford 051E 00CX Bradford District E01019668 Erewash 007C 17UG Erewash  ...
Great Britain. Department of Energy and Climate Change, Grande-Bretagne. Department for energy and climate change, 2012
10
Japan's Role in International Politics Since World War II
There is no question that the government of the People's Republic of China in Beijing represents China. But how far China extends is moot. Beijing holds that it embraces the Chinese cultural sphere. That is the oofy way to explain the position ...
Edward R. Beauchamp, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OOFY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oofy is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Big Brother 17 Updates Down Conversation
... cool way to leave a group text message on Iphones now. Clay is listening to some ed Sheeran while the girls have some oofy conversations. «TVGrapevine.com, Jul 15»
2
Great Dane fundraiser will help care for abused dogs
"They're big and oofy and goofy and hilarious," said Brandi Hoover, a Great Dane foster parent and event coordinator for the upcoming event. «Pensacola News Journal, May 15»
3
Maybe These Try Guys Shouldn't Try So Many Things
It's oofy because when the Cleveland Cavaliers fan realizes that his girlfriend or wife or whoever the woman in the video is is a Bulls fan, ... «Vanity Fair, May 15»
4
Where everybody knows your name
The subject of money never raised its ugly head there; not even Oofy Prosser was ever seen to flash his considerable pile of cash, and Bertie ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 14»
5
Plenty of Room for Stupidity: On PG Wodehouse
... friends with nicknames like Pongo and Oofy and Catsmeat. There's a striking consistency of tone and outlook, a reassuring unchangingness, ... «New Yorker, Mar 14»
6
Imagine PG Wodehouse with a twist: Could Jeeves become …
“Bunkum and balderdash, Jeeves. Oofy Prosser, our resident plutocrat over at the Drones, tells me that a modest Mayfair abode such as this ... «The Independent, Nov 13»
7
Taylor Swift And Harry Styles Are Both Presenting At The 2013 …
... stick her tongue out), then Harry could cut the tension with a goofy expression… And then they'll hug, make up, and GET BACK TOGETHER! «Buzzworthy, Aug 13»
8
The Last Word: Boof! Australia might just have done something …
Wodehouse gave us Oofy Prosser. In Darren Lehmann, Australia instead glories in Boof: a bald, bellied syllable, aptly condensing the ... «The Independent, Jun 13»
9
Australian Open 2013 final: One white feather floors Andy Murray as …
The oofy grunts when they hit a big shot. Andrew Castle saying 'unbelievable' every five seconds. In the end, the BBC's main man concluded: ... «Daily Mail, Jan 13»
10
Wimbledon 2012: Andy Murray, a miserable git? No, just Scottish
... Murray – when playing a big serve or smash – makes a breathy, sad oofy noise, like some furry creature slipping under the front wheel of a ... «Daily Mail, Jul 12»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Oofy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oofy>. Aug 2019 ».
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