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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.
He did about everything right last spring, although one exception occasionally miffs him.