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miff

noun \ ˈmif \
Updated on: 19 Feb 2018

Definition of miff

1 : a fit of ill humor
2 : a trivial quarrel

Examples of miff in a Sentence

  1. “No one asked you!” she retorted, with some miff

Origin and Etymology of miff

origin unknown


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miff

verb

Definition of miff

transitive verb
: to put into an ill humor : offend

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First Known Use of miff

1811



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