Squiffed vs Quiffed - What's the difference?

squiffed | quiffed |

As adjectives the difference between squiffed and quiffed

is that squiffed is (informal) intoxicated while quiffed is (of hair) arranged in a quiff.

As a verb quiffed is





  • (informal) intoxicated
  • *{{quote-book
  • , year=2005 , author=J. C. Morris , title=The End of Arrogance: Revised Edition , publisher=Buy Books on the web citation , isbn=0741422778 , page=133 , passage=Her hair streamed down in front of her eyes and her dress was on back to front. Totally squiffed . Leo hustled her into bed.}}
  • *{{quote-book
  • , year=1994 , author=Farley Mowat , title=Born Naked , publisher=Houghton Mifflin Books citation , isbn=0395735289 , page=74 , passage=I got all the heavy drinkers squiffed out of their minds}}


    *2005, Editors Catherine Soanes and Angus Stevenson, The Oxford Dictionary of English (revised edition) , Oxford University Press




  • (quiff)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (of hair) Arranged in a quiff
  • (of a person) Having the hair arranged in a quiff.
  • * 1989 , Peter Tinniswood, Hayballs (page 61)
  • Sharp-quiffed young men in navy-blue blazers and grey flannel trousers.