- 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 huffy
I hadn't figured on Mrs. Murtha goin' huffy so sudden, either.Torchy, Private Sec.
They don't know what you mean, and they don't know whether to get huffy or not.Back Home
And he got huffy, lay down in his den, and started sucking his paws.More Russian Picture Tales
“You made him huffy by being suspicious,” said Ingleborough.A Dash from Diamond City
George Manville Fenn
He was huffy in a moment; I never knew a man so touchy about an aunt.Three Men on the Bummel
Jerome K. Jerome
Word Origin and History for huffy
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