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huffy

play
adjective \ˈhə-fē\

Simple Definition of huffy

  • : angry or annoyed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of huffy

huffier

huffiest

  1. 1 :  haughty, arrogant

  2. 2 a :  roused to indignation :  irritated b :  easily offended :  touchy

huffily

play \ˈhə-fə-lē\ adverb

huffiness

play \-fē-nəs\ noun

Examples of huffy in a sentence

  1. Now, don't get huffy—I was only teasing.

  2. <the comedy is about a huffy actress who loudly protests every perceived insult, no matter how slight>



1677

First Known Use of huffy

1677


HUFFY Defined for Kids

huffy

play
adjective \ˈhə-fē\

Definition of huffy for Students

huffier

huffiest

  1. :  easily offended or angered :  petulant

huffily

\ˈhə-fə-lē\ adverb <“Why don't you look where you're going?” she asked huffily. — Mildred D. Taylor, Roll of Thunder>




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