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huff

huff

 
pronunciation:
huhf
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a state of resentment or bad temper; offended, angry mood.
in a huff over an insult
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: huffed, huffing, huffs
definition 1: to pant or puff; blow with open mouth.
He was huffing when he reached the top of the stairs.
similar words:
pant
definition 2: to act offended; make angry or threatening sounds and gestures; bluster.
After he had huffed enough to frighten us, he let us go with a warning.
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