huffy

adjective \ ˈhə-fē \

Definition of huffy

huffier; huffiest
2 a :roused to indignation :irritated
b :easily offended :touchy

huffily

play \ˈhə-fə-lē\ adverb

huffiness

play \ˈhə-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

First Known Use of huffy

1677


HUFFY Defined for English Language Learners

huffy

adjective

Definition of huffy for English Language Learners

  • : angry or annoyed


HUFFY Defined for Kids

huffy

adjective \ ˈhə-fē \

Definition of huffy for Students

huffier; huffiest
: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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