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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.
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Origin of huffy

First recorded in 1670–80; huff + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM huffy

huff·i·ly, adverbhuff·i·ness, noun
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