1 of 2

intransitive verb

now dialectal, England
: to blow in gusts
the winds do huffle queerer tonight than ever aforeThomas Hardy


2 of 2


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

Word History


Intransitive verb

huff entry 1 + -le

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“Huffle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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