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huffverb [I]

 us   /hʌf/
to ​breatheloudly, esp. after ​physicalexercise: He huffed and ​puffed going up the ​stairs.
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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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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…
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