- easily offended; touchy.
- offended; sulky: a huffy mood.
- snobbish; haughty.
Origin of huffy
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2. surly, sullen, resentful, petulant.
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Examples from the Web for huffily
The Islamic State will not be “crushed,” as John Kerry huffily put it in a recent tweet.Please—Let's Not Destroy ISIS
September 15, 2014
"You need have no anxiety about the matter," said poor Dora hotly and huffily.A Houseful of Girls
I told him huffily that if that was all he could say I had better have kept the story to myself.A Daughter of Raasay
William MacLeod Raine
She retired to her bedroom, and he huffily went out to get a cigar.The Trail of the Hawk
"Oh, very well, then; I daresay you know best," said the other huffily.Vice Versa
"Don't make fun of me," said Dawn huffily, blushing like noon.Some Everyday Folk and Dawn
Word Origin and History for huffily
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