put into an irritable mood, especially by an offending incident: I was miffed when they didn't invite me to the party.
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How to use miffed in a sentence
Some thumbnail-sized, brown male spiders in Georgia could be miffed if they paid the least attention to humans and our news obsessions.Invasive jorō spiders get huge and flashy — if they’re female | Susan Milius | March 30, 2022 | Science News
They sometimes get a little miffed at the computer science community for thinking that “Oh, this is a brand-new idea.”
He seems miffed that Liv Ullmann would go off and do a musical when he was thinking of putting her, accent and all, in his movie.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He seemed miffed, after the game, to be adjudged the best player of the tournament.
I am miffed that Open Zion will not be around for me to mock what comes of the Kerry-helmed peace talks.
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.A House Party with the Tucker Twins | Nell Speed
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