- context|upper-class colloquial British Very good, excellent.
#:We're having a picnic at the racesâhow spiffing!
- context|upper-class colloquial British Smart or appealing in dress or appearance.
#:I say, that outfit is simply spiffing.
#*2007, "'''Spiffing''' new image", Times Online, London, 18 May (retrieved 14 June 2007),
#*:Spiffing new image: ITV is developing an updated version of Spitting Image, with CGI graphics.
Spiffing is typically used by the upper classes or in imitation of upper-class speakers.
#present participle of|spiff
#:The boss returned from vacation before we could finish spiffing up the office.
Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.