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English definition of “dudgeon”

dudgeon

noun uk   /ˈdʌdʒ.ən/ literary us  
in high dudgeon If you do something in high dudgeon, you do it angrily, usually because of the way you have been treated: After waiting an hour, he drove off in high dudgeon.Angry and displeasedBad-tempered
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