IFFINESSES

iffy

[if-ee]
adjective, iffier, iffiest. Informal.
1.
full of unresolved points or questions: an iffy situation.
2.
doubtful; questionable: An early decision on this is iffy.

Origin:
1915–20; if + -y1

iffiness, noun


1. doubtful, unsettled, uncertain, speculative.
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iffy (ˈɪfɪ)
 
adj , iffier, iffiest
informal uncertain or subject to contingency: this scheme sounds a bit iffy
 
[C20: from if + -y1]

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iffy definition

[ˈɪfi]
  1. mod.
    marginally uncertain. : Things are still sort of iffy, but we'll know for sure in a few days.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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