huffiness


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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:
Noun1.huffiness - a passing state of anger and resentment
anger, ire, choler - a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
Translations
تَجَهُّم، سُرْعَة الغَضَب
podrážděnost
mopsethed
sértõdöttség
móîgunargirni; fÿla
alınganlıkgücenme

huffiness

[ˈhʌfɪnɪs] Nmal humor m

huffiness

nBeleidigtsein nt; (= touchiness)Empfindlichkeit f; the huffiness in his voicesein beleidigter Ton

huffiness

[ˈhʌfɪnɪs] n (fam) → cattivo umore m

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
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Earl Grey tea served up punctually at four in the afternoon with muffins constituted their notion of high art, an art that became them; hence the huffiness and stuffiness of Bloomsbury.