piffy

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like piffy on a rock bun

Conspicuous but ignored or left out, especially from a group or activity. (A "rock bun" or "rock cake" is a type of hard cake with currants; what "piffy" refers to is unknown.) Primarily heard in UK. I was excited to go with my wife to her awards ceremony, but I didn't know anyone there and was left standing around like piffy on a rock bun. After Tommy hit one of the other boys in his class, he was left sitting like piffy on a rock bun during playtime.
See also: bun, like, on, piffy, rock

like piffy on a rock cake

Conspicuous but ignored or left out, especially from a group or activity. (A "rock bun" or "rock cake" is a type of hard cake with currants; what "piffy" refers to is unknown.) Primarily heard in UK. I was excited to go with my wife to her awards ceremony, but I didn't know anyone there and was left standing around like piffy on a rock cake. After Tommy hit one of the other boys in his class, he was left sitting like piffy on a rock cake during playtime.
See also: cake, like, on, piffy, rock

sit like piffy on a rock bun

To be conspicuous but ignored or left out, especially from a group or activity. (A "rock bun" or "rock cake" is a type of hard cake with currants; what "piffy" refers to is unknown.) Primarily heard in UK. I was excited to go with my wife to her awards ceremony, but I didn't know anyone there and ended up sitting like piffy on a rock bun. After Tommy hit one of the other boys in his class, he was left sitting like piffy on a rock bun during playtime.
See also: bun, like, on, piffy, rock, sit

sit like piffy on a rock cake

To be conspicuous but ignored or left out, especially from a group or activity. (A "rock bun" or "rock cake" is a type of hard cake with currants; what "piffy" refers to is unknown.) Primarily heard in UK. I was excited to go with my wife to her awards ceremony, but I didn't know anyone there and ended up sitting like piffy on a rock cake. After Tommy hit one of the other boys in his class, he was left sitting like piffy on a rock cake during playtime.
See also: cake, like, on, piffy, rock, sit
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She said: "I'm a Prince's Trust Young Ambassador at theNewcastleCentre and I founded my business Piffy and Egg, which is an art therapy based retail business that's online which is selling craft boxes and care bundles to support people with their mental health.
|Outstanding Business Leader: Alison Westworth (GLL), Yvonne Ormston (NEAS), Emma Quinn (Piffy and Egg).
I was left, like many husbands, standing on my own in the street like Piffy on a rock bun.
Melt 200g of butter and skim off any white piffy bits, so you are left with clarified butter.
Terry said he had fond memories of his teacher, Jack Thomas, who was nicknamed Piffy.
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Outstanding Business Leader Alison Westworth, GLL Yvonne Ormston, NEAS Emma Quinn, Piffy & Egg Unsung Hero Jane Thistlethwaite Donna Swan Petra Williams Young Achiever sponsored by Newcastle College Alice Holliday, FIRST Nicola Japp, Accenture Isabella West, Hirestreet North East Champion sponsored by Sunderland University Veronica Swindale, nesma Tracy Chandler, Emirates Helen Golightly, NE LEP Jennifer Hartley, Invest Newcastle Remarkable Woman Sandra Beck Kate Stanforth Gemma Lowery Lifetime Achievement sponsored by North To be announced at the event...
Who was Piffy? And why was Piffy balanced on a rock bun that, under normal circumstances, can be no more than 10 centimetres in diameter (or four inches in old money)?
I've been waiting here for hours like Piffy on a rock bun."
What we might see: Sean `Puffy' Combs making like Simon Cowell and dishing out dastardly comments such as, `Frankly, I found yo rappin' boring.' What we won't see: Puffy, Piffy, P, Poo - whatever - dueting with Ken Dodd and his Diddymen.