easily offended; touchy.
offended; sulky: a huffy mood.
- huff·i·ly, adverb
- huff·i·ness, noun
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How to use huffy in a sentence
Wagoner was flinty and domineering, underpaying Parton long after her stardom began to eclipse his, and getting huffy when she tried to leave.‘Dolly Parton, Songteller’ is a gold mine of little-seen photos and personal anecdotes | Allison Stewart | November 30, 2020 | Washington Post
The Islamic State will not be “crushed,” as John Kerry huffily put it in a recent tweet.
"You need have no anxiety about the matter," said poor Dora hotly and huffily.A Houseful of Girls | Sarah Tytler
"I hain't put my good savin's into an ell jest to marry a comp'ny-keeper for mother," responded Cephas huffily.The Story Of Waitstill Baxter | By Kate Douglas Wiggin
Mr. Andrews, scarlet with indignation, moved huffily away, and the conversation continued.The Lighter Side of School Life | Ian Hay