Examples of huffy in a Sentence
Now, don't get huffy—I was only teasing.
the comedy is about a huffy actress who loudly protests every perceived insult, no matter how slight
First Known Use of huffy
Synonymstouchy, tetchy, thin-skinned, ticklish
Related Wordshypersensitive, oversensitive, sensitive, supersensitive, tender; choleric, crabby, cranky, cross, cross-grained, crotchety, grouchy, grumpy, irascible, irritable, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, prickly, quick-tempered, raspy, ratty, short-tempered, snappish, snappy, snarky, snippety, snippy, stroppy [British], stuffy, testy, waspish; bearish, bilious, cantankerous, curmudgeonly, disagreeable, dyspeptic, ill-humored, ill-natured, ill-tempered, ornery, querulous, surly
Near Antonymsagreeable, amiable, good-natured, good-tempered, well-disposed; carefree, easygoing, happy-go-lucky, relaxed, unconcerned; forbearing, long-suffering, obliging, understanding
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Definition of huffy for Students
- “Why don't you look where you're going?” she asked huffily.
- —Mildred D. Taylor, Roll of Thunder
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