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miff

 (mĭf)
n.
1. A petulant, bad-tempered mood; a huff.
2. A petty quarrel or argument; a tiff.
tr.v. miffed, miff·ing, miffs
To cause to become offended or annoyed.

[Possibly expressive of disgust.]

miff

(mɪf)
vb
to take offence or offend
n
1. a petulant mood
2. a petty quarrel
[C17: perhaps an imitative expression of bad temper]

miff

(mɪf)

v.t.
1. to put into an irritable mood, esp. by offending; annoy; vex.
n.
2. petulant displeasure; ill humor.
3. a petty quarrel.
[1615–25; perhaps imitative of exclamation of disgust; compare German muffen to sulk]

miff


Past participle: miffed
Gerund: miffing

Imperative
miff
miff
Present
I miff
you miff
he/she/it miffs
we miff
you miff
they miff
Preterite
I miffed
you miffed
he/she/it miffed
we miffed
you miffed
they miffed
Present Continuous
I am miffing
you are miffing
he/she/it is miffing
we are miffing
you are miffing
they are miffing
Present Perfect
I have miffed
you have miffed
he/she/it has miffed
we have miffed
you have miffed
they have miffed
Past Continuous
I was miffing
you were miffing
he/she/it was miffing
we were miffing
you were miffing
they were miffing
Past Perfect
I had miffed
you had miffed
he/she/it had miffed
we had miffed
you had miffed
they had miffed
Future
I will miff
you will miff
he/she/it will miff
we will miff
you will miff
they will miff
Future Perfect
I will have miffed
you will have miffed
he/she/it will have miffed
we will have miffed
you will have miffed
they will have miffed
Future Continuous
I will be miffing
you will be miffing
he/she/it will be miffing
we will be miffing
you will be miffing
they will be miffing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been miffing
you have been miffing
he/she/it has been miffing
we have been miffing
you have been miffing
they have been miffing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been miffing
you will have been miffing
he/she/it will have been miffing
we will have been miffing
you will have been miffing
they will have been miffing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been miffing
you had been miffing
he/she/it had been miffing
we had been miffing
you had been miffing
they had been miffing
Conditional
I would miff
you would miff
he/she/it would miff
we would miff
you would miff
they would miff
Past Conditional
I would have miffed
you would have miffed
he/she/it would have miffed
we would have miffed
you would have miffed
they would have miffed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.miff - a state of irritation or annoyancemiff - a state of irritation or annoyance  
annoyance, botheration, irritation, vexation - the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
Verb1.miff - cause to be annoyed; "His behavior really miffed me"
anger - make angry; "The news angered him"

miff

noun
Extreme displeasure caused by an insult or slight:
verb
To cause resentment or hurt by callous, rude behavior:
Idioms: add insult to injury, give offense to.
Translations

miff

[mɪf]
A. Ndisgusto m
B. VTdisgustar, ofender
he was pretty miffed about itse ofendió bastante por eso

miff

vt (inf) to be miffed at or about something (= annoyed)über etw (acc)verärgert sein; (= offended)sich wegen etw auf den Schlips getreten fühlen (inf); to get miffed at somethingsich über etw (acc)erhitzen
References in classic literature ?
She frequently complained of this behind her brother's back, and very sharply censured him for it, both to Thwackum and Square; nay, she would throw it in the teeth of Allworthy himself, when a little quarrel, or miff, as it is vulgarly called, arose between them.
Leveraging on the strategic position of MIFF as a gateway to Southeast Asia and other emerging global regions are returning pavilions from mainland China and Taiwan.
6 million over four years to ensure MIFF remains the southern hemisphere s most prestigious film event, and enable the festival to travel to regional Victoria, Ms Asher said.
MIFF, which will run from February 28 until March 2, has films from young directors from around the world including Brazil, Philippines, Spain, Romania, Armenia, Russia, Greece, Canada and Czechoslovakia.
Miff and Kath are welcome additions to the Effective team as we develop those services for the benefits of our clients and our future growth.
He concluded his speech by saying that the 12th MIFF will be held in other countries including North Korea, Turkey, Lebanon, Palestine, India and Malaysia.
When it comes to MIFF and what he thinks could be done to improve it, Maitham said, "The most important thing is to provide better films for the audience because a filmmaker learns from other films, while providing workshops in different aspects of filmmaking is also critical.
He urged young Omani filmmakers to capitalise on the gathering of top film personalities from around the world for Miff.
Jimmy Miff was incredibly popular and we still have pictures of him in the Owners' and Trainers' Bar.
As much film business visionary as veteran, Finzi brings more than 20 years of top international film festival programming and coordination experience to MIFF.
The high diversity of attendees has made MIFF increasingly attractive as the gateway to new markets in Southeast Asia and other emerging regions including East Europe, South Asia, East Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Mr Jime Essink, President and CEO of UBM Asia, comments: "The diversity of exhibitors and buyers demonstrates the international appeal of MIFF as an important sourcing platform and the real business opportunities that come with a UBM show.