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huff

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of huff

  1. 1 a state of nervous or irritated concern <was in a huff because everyone was running late and the hot breakfast she had prepared was getting cold> Synonyms dither, fluster, fuss, fret, lather, pother, stew, sweat, swelter, swivet, tizzy, twitterRelated Words bother, dudgeon, pique; alarm (also alarum), hand-wringing, panic; ado, agitation, delirium, distraction, furor, hysteria, uproar; nervous breakdown

  2. 2 an outburst or display of excited anger <gets all in a huff every time anyone makes the slightest criticism> Synonyms blowup, explosion, fireworks, fit, hissy [chiefly Southern & southern Midland], hissy fit, tantrum, sceneRelated Words eruption, flare-up, outburst, storm, uproar; agitation, delirium, distraction, frenzy, furor, furore, fury, hysteria, rage, rampage; convulsion(s), paroxysm, seizure, spasm, upheaval; angriness, choler, indignation, irateness, ire, lividity, lividness, spleen, wrath, wrathfulness; reaction, rise; dander, temper; grouch, hump [British], pet, pouts, snit, sulk(s), sulkiness, sullenness

  3. 3 the feeling of being offended or resentful after a slight or indignity <left the restaurant in a huff after waiting 15 minutes to be seated> Synonyms dudgeon, pique, miff, offense (or offence), peeve, resentment, umbrageRelated Words aggravation, anger, annoyance, bother, botheration, discomfort, exasperation, frustration, grief, irritation, vexation; agitation, angriness, displeasure, distress, disturbance, indignation, irateness, ire, outrage, perturbation, upset; dander, temper; fit, pet, pouts, sulk(s), tantrum, tizzy; affront, barb, brickbat, dig, indignity, insult, put-down, slap, slight, slurNear Antonyms satisfaction; appeasement, mollification, pacification; contentment, delight, gratification, happiness, pleasure




huff

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of huff

  1. to talk loudly and wildly <demanding to speak to the branch manager, she huffed about the rudeness of the bank teller> Synonyms bluster, fulminate, rant, rave, spoutRelated Words sound off, speak out, speak up; blare, blurt out, bolt; bloviate, blow, declaim, harangue, mouth (off), orate, pontificate; carry on, rage, storm, take onNear Antonyms grunt, murmur, mutter, slur; breathe, whisper




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