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  1. put into an irritable mood, especially by an offending incident: I was miffed when they didn't invite me to the party.

Origin of miffed

First recorded in 1815–25; miff + -ed2

Words Nearby miffed

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How to use miffed in a sentence

  • Poland, for example, was miffed by the abrupt cancellation of a U.S. anti-missile program.

  • Gingrich miffed the media with her affection for Tiffany jewelry.

  • "I just wish she were," I agreed dolefully; and if Nora didn't get miffed because we said that!

    We Ten | Lyda Farrington Kraus
  • The gardener was miffed by this left-handed compliment, but he did not venture to resent the impeachment.

    A Dream of Empire | William Henry Venable
  • “No-o,” slowly drawled Rube, apparently “miffed” at being thus interrupted.

    The Scalp Hunters | Mayne Reid
  • Mammy Susan is still miffed with me for going, and I feel awfully bad about it.

  • Perhaps Mrs. Temple was a little miffed at the couple that had led her astray and opened her own honeymoon with a wanton fib.

    Excuse Me! | Rupert Hughes