huffily


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huff·y

 (hŭf′ē)
adj. huff·i·er, huff·i·est
1. Easily offended; touchy.
2. Irritated or annoyed; indignant.
3. Arrogant; haughty.

huff′i·ly adv.
huff′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.huffily - in a huffy manner; "`Don't bother to call me back,' he said huffily"
Translations
بتَجَهُّـم، بِغَضَب سَريع
mrzutě
mopset
fÿlulega
alınganlıklagücenerek

huffily

[ˈhʌfɪlɪ] ADVmalhumoradamente
he said huffilydijo malhumorado

huffily

[ˈhʌfɪli] adv [say] → avec mauvaise humeur

huffily

advbeleidigt

huffily

[ˈhʌfɪlɪ] adv (fam) → con aria imbronciata

huff

(haf) : in(to) a huff
being or becoming silent because one is angry, displeased etc. He is in a huff; He went into a huff.
ˈhuffy adjective
1. in a huff.
2. easily offended, and likely to go into a huff.
ˈhuffily adverb
ˈhuffiness noun
References in classic literature ?
She did not like being reproached, and, retiring huffily into a haughty silence, she sat by listlessly while Philip made the preparations for their departure.
I could not, of course, find out so much about it, for I am a stranger in Petersburg myself," Pyotr Petrovitch replied huffily.
She's a great soap character who should never have been so huffily offed in the first place.
I most certainly am NOT," I replied huffily (I was driving the Byreman so I'd only drunk two halves).
When I point out to this unfortunate that despite not currently sporting glasses, he should probably invest in a milkbottle industrial strength pair favoured by the likes of Joe 90, he huffily replies, 'you may have won the egg-chucking, but the Irish won't win the Grand National'.
Anne huffily announced she would sticK to "Mrs Blair".
The doctor looked a little miffed and huffily announced that because her levels were borderline, no immediate action was needed, but we should have her checked again in a couple of days.
I do not think it useful, scientifically, for we social workers to huffily proclaim that somehow our research or practice is special or unique in some vague way and, therefore, we require our own disciplinary guidelines.
And, as we'd trudge huffily up the stairs to learn the Pythagorean theorem, the sounds of Roy's dulcet Northern Irish tones would echo in our hot ears.
The debate that raged, ultimately briefly as all such debates tend to do in Bulgaria, exposed not only an ambivalence about relations with Russia (Moscow's embassy huffily protested about the insult to Soviet soldiers) but also an ambivalence about Bulgarians' view of their own past.
Actually, it's minced beef Wellington and it took hours to make," I was huffily informed.
He was tossing water bottles about, disappearing huffily in to the dugout when his team lost a stupid goal, then barneying with fans at the end.