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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)

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huffnoun [C]

uk   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   us   /hʌf/
to say something in an ​annoyed or ​offended way: "Well if that's how you ​feel, I'll go," she huffed.
(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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