1. [syn: chaffy, chafflike]
- Example: "an empty chaffy book by a foolish chaffy fellow"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Chaffy \Chaff"y\, a.
1. Abounding in, or resembling, chaff.
Chaffy grain beneath the thresher's flail.
2. Light or worthless as chaff.
Slight and chaffy opinion. --Glanvill.
(a) Resembling chaff; composed of light dry scales.
(b) Bearing or covered with dry scales, as the under
surface of certain ferns, or the disk of some
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: abounding in or covered with or resembling or consisting
of chaff [syn: chaffy, chafflike]
2: value; "an empty chaffy book by a foolish chaffy fellow"