adjective \ˈhə-fē\

: angry or annoyed


Full Definition of HUFFY

a :  roused to indignation :  irritated
b :  easily offended :  touchy
huff·i·ly \ˈhə-fə-lē\ adverb
huff·i·ness \-fē-nəs\ noun

Examples of HUFFY

  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>

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Rhymes with HUFFY


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