huffy

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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.

huff•y

(ˈhʌf i)

adj. huff•i•er, huff•i•est.
1. easily offended; touchy.
2. snobbish; haughty.
[1670–80]
huff′i•ly, adv.
huff′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.huffy - quick to take offensehuffy - quick to take offense    
sensitive - being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others; "sensitive to the local community and its needs"
2.huffy - roused to angerhuffy - roused to anger; "stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"; "sore over a remark"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
angry - feeling or showing anger; "angry at the weather"; "angry customers"; "an angry silence"; "sending angry letters to the papers"

huffy

adjective sulky, irritable, moody, short, cross, angry, offended, choked, crabbed, disgruntled, resentful, edgy, crusty, snappy, grumpy, sullen, touchy, curt, surly, moping, petulant, tetchy, ratty (Brit. & N.Z. informal), testy, chippy (informal), waspish, querulous, shirty (slang, chiefly Brit.), peevish, crotchety (informal), pettish He always seemed so angry or huffy.
happy, gay, friendly, calm, pleasant, sunny, cheerful, good-humoured, amiable
Translations
سَريع الغَضَب، مُسْتَشيط غَضَبامُتَجَهِّم
nedůtklivýrozmrzelý
knottenmopset
érzékenykedõmegsértődöttsértődött
fyrtinn; viîkvæmur, hörundsármóîgaîur

huffy

[ˈhʌfɪ] ADJ (huffier (compar) (huffiest (superl))) (of character) → enojadizo; (in mood) → malhumorado, ofendido
he was a bit huffy about itse ofendió un tanto por ello

huffy

[ˈhʌfi] adjvexé(e)
to be huffy about sth → être vexé(e) au sujet de qch

huffy

adj (+er) (= in a huff)beleidigt; (= touchy)empfindlich; to get/be huffy about somethingwegen etw eingeschnappt (inf)or beleidigt sein; he’s quite a huffy personer ist leicht beleidigt or eingeschnappt (inf)

huffy

[ˈhʌfɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → imbronciato/a
to get huffy → fare il broncio

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