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nuffy (plural nuffies)

  1. (Australia, slang, offensive) A person with a disability, particularly intellectual.
  2. (Australia, slang) A person who is stupid.
  3. (Australia, slang, cricket) Someone who an obsessive fan of a sport, particularly of cricket.
    • 2013, Darren Lehmann, I was a cricket 'nuffy' as are our youngsters, but they are willing to learn as well as entertain, Herald Sun
      They didn't doubt my passion for the game - I was a cricket nuffy - but I needed to hear those words.
    • 2010, Peter English, The man from Narrandera, ESPN Cricinfo
      In the South Australia squad Christian is known as a cricket nuffy, someone who loves talking about the game and playing it.
    • Bailey hails ‘cricket nuffy’ Boof's history tests for keeping team learning, Zee News
      Australian Test `debutant` George Bailey has hailed coach and `cricket nuffy` Darren Lehmann`s random history Tests for keeping the Australian team grounded and constantly learning.


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