- nAustraliana.a drunkardb.a drinking boutBoth terms are back formations from the adjective squiffy.
Contemporary slang . 2014.
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squiff — [skAvif] n. a drunkard. (See also on the squiff.) □ It’s no fun living with a squiff. □ Is there anything that can be done for a confirmed squiff? … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
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