huffle

1 of 2

intransitive verb

huf·​fle
ˈhəfəl
-ed/-ing/-s
now dialectal, England
: to blow in gusts
the winds do huffle queerer tonight than ever aforeThomas Hardy

huffle

2 of 2

noun

"
plural -s
: gust
five haggard pines … knuckle together against the huffles of windLeah B. Drake

Word History

Etymology

Intransitive verb

huff entry 1 + -le

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“Huffle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/huffle. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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