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
She was half inclined to be huffy at first, when we told her our news, because she had been kept in the dark till the last moment.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3) | Frances Eleanor Trollope
The Count was a little huffy, though, and hinted that he had expected me to say yes on the spot.Dry Fish and Wet | Anthon Bernhard Elias Nilsen
As talkative as huffy, dame Alison preferred to see her tavern full with chatterers than empty of tipplers.The Iron Trevet or Jocelyn the Champion | Eugne Sue
Well, Sue went off 37 quite huffy; but when I did go over, she forgot all about it, and was all beaming and rippling.Quicksilver Sue | Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
Two days before the prisoner's discharge she burst in again, huffy head, furs and gesticulation as before.London's Underworld | Thomas Holmes