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adjective -fier, -fiest
(Brit, informal) slightly drunk Also squiffed
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C19: of unknown origin
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A brief, sometimes witty piece of material in a newspaper or magazine, usually a space-filler: A friend of mine, he writes those witty ''squibs''

[1739+; fr squib, ''a small firecracker,'' of unknown origin]

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