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adjective,huff·i·er, huff·i·est.
  1. easily offended; touchy.

  2. offended; sulky: a huffy mood.

  1. snobbish; haughty.

Origin of huffy

First recorded in 1670–80; huff + -y1

Other words for huffy

Other words from huffy

  • huff·i·ly, adverb
  • huff·i·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use huffy in a sentence

  • Miss Howard turns from him huffily and walks back towards the office, her chin in the air.

    The Straw | Eugene O'Neill
  • In the hall Sir Tobias rather huffily had introduced his guests.

    The Kingdom Round the Corner | Coningsby Dawson