affronted

play
adjective af·front·ed \ə-ˈfrən-təd\

Definition of affronted

  1. :  feeling or showing anger or indignation at some offense or insult He sounded deeply/highly affronted. … a lady with gray curls, walking her dog, looked up in affronted surprise at the impertinence of his smile … — Belva Plain The two are civil to each other now, but Sampson felt affronted and doesn't conceal his coolness toward Fitch. — Alexander Wolff

1663

First Known Use of affronted

1663



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up affronted? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to help become familiar with something

Get Word of the Day daily email!