Main definitions of awfy in English

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awfy1

Pronunciation /ˈɔːfi/

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adjective

Scottish, Irish
  • Terrible, dreadful; remarkable or notable.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Allan Ramsay (1684–1758), poet. Representing a Scots pronunciation of awful.

Main definitions of awfy in English

: awfy1awfy2

awfy2

Pronunciation /ˈɔːfi/

See synonyms for awfy

adverb

Scottish, Irish
  • As simple intensive: very, exceedingly, extremely.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Walter Scott (1771–1832), poet and novelist. Representing a Scots pronunciation of awful.