huff Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “huff” in the English Dictionary

"huff" in British English

See all translations

huffnoun [C]

uk   /hʌf/  us   /hʌf/ informal
an ​angry and ​offendedmood: Ted's gone into one of his huffs again.
in a huff
angry and ​offended: She's in a ​real huff because I ​forgot her ​birthday. Julia ​criticized some ​aspect of his ​work and he left/went off in a huff.

huffverb [I]

uk   /hʌf/  us   /hʌf/
(Definition of huff from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"huff" in American English

See all translations

huffverb [I]

 us   /hʌf/
to ​breatheloudly, esp. after ​physicalexercise: He huffed and ​puffed going up the ​stairs.
(Definition of huff from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “huff”
in Spanish enojado…
in Vietnamese cơn giận dữ…
in Malaysian mendiamkan diri kerana marah…
in Thai เงียบไปเพราะโกรธหรือไม่พอใจ…
in French froissé…
in German der Ärger…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怒气, 恼怒…
in Indonesian terdiam…
in Chinese (Traditional) 怒氣, 惱怒…
What is the pronunciation of huff?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“huff” in British English

Just who is driving this thing?
Just who is driving this thing?
by ,
May 03, 2016
by Colin McIntosh Do you remember Herbie the Love Bug? Herbie was a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle car in a string of Walt Disney movies. In typical Disney anthropomorphic style, Herbie goes his own way, falls in love, cries, plays jokes, and generally has a mind of his own. While the new driverless cars, like those being

Read More 

Word of the Day

galaxy

one of the independent groups of stars in the universe

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More