huffy


huffy

adjective \ˈhə-fē\

: angry or annoyed

huff·i·erhuff·i·est

Full Definition of HUFFY

2
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>

First Known Use of HUFFY

1677

Rhymes with HUFFY

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