Robin Hamilton robin.hamilton2 at BTINTERNET.COM
Thu Jun 24 12:59:32 UTC 2010

There's also the relatively frequent  bound collocation, "dead chuffed" --
very pleased (with oneself).

As, e.g., "I was dead chuffed to be picked for the England squad."


From: "Chris Waigl" <chris at LASCRIBE.NET>
Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 10:41 PM
Subject:      Re: Chuffed

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> "Chuffed" in the sense of "pleased, (highly) satisfied" is completely
> commonplace informal BrE, so there's no confusion.
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