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huff·y

huffy

 
pronunciation:
huh fi
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: huffier, huffiest
definition 1: easily irritated or quickly offended; touchy; sulky.
As a teenager, she was often huffy in the company of her mother.
synonyms:
irritable, peevish, petulant, sulky, testy, touchy
similar words:
hypersensitive, moody, thin-skinned
definition 2: characterized by sulky resentment.
Her response was only a huffy shrug.
similar words:
resentful, sulky, sullen
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derivations: huffily (adv.), huffiness (n.)