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miff

miff

 
 
pronunciation:
mIf
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a state of sulky bad humor; pique.
synonyms:
dudgeon, pet, petulance, pique, resentment, sulk
similar words:
annoyance, bile, bitterness, choler, dander, fume, gall, grudge, huff, irritation, rancor, temper
definition 2: a small or petty argument; spat; tiff.
synonyms:
bicker, hassle, spat, squabble, tiff
similar words:
altercation, argument, disagreement, dispute, quarrel, row
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: miffed, miffing, miffs
definition: to cause (someone) to become annoyed; offend.
The customer was miffed by the salesclerk's haughty manner toward her.
synonyms:
annoy, irritate, nettle, offend, peeve, pique, rile, vex
similar words:
aggrieve, chagrin, disgruntle, embitter, hurt, injure, insult, irk, provoke, upset