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huffnoun [C]

uk   /hʌf/  us   /hʌf/ informal
an angry and offended mood: 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)

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huffverb [I]

 us   /hʌf/
to breathe loudly, esp. after physical exercise: He huffed and puffed going up the stairs.
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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…
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