huffy

[ huhf-ee ]
/ ˈhʌf i /
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adjective, huff·i·er, huff·i·est.

easily offended; touchy.
offended; sulky: a huffy mood.
snobbish; haughty.

Origin of huffy

First recorded in 1670–80; huff + -y1
SYNONYMS FOR huffy
Related formshuff·i·ly, adverbhuff·i·ness, noun
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huffy


adj.

"ready to take offense," 1670s, from huff + -y (2). Related: Huffily; huffiness.

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