in high dudgeon

Definition of in high dudgeon

formal

  1. :  feeling and usually showing that one is angry or offended She walked out of the meeting in high dudgeon.

Word by Word Definitions

highplay
  1. :  rising or extending upward a great distance :  taller than average, usual, or expected

    :  having a specified height or elevation :  tall

    :  situated or passing above the normal level, surface, base of measurement, or elevation

  1. :  at or to a high place, altitude, level, or degree

    :  well, luxuriously

  1. :  an elevated place or region: such as

    :  hill, knoll

    :  the space overhead :  sky

dudgeonplay
  1. :  a wood used especially for dagger hilts

    :  a dagger with a handle of dudgeon

    :  a haft made of dudgeon


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