- mies van der rohe, ludwig,
- miescher's granulomatosis,
- mifflin, thomas,
- mifune, toshiro
Origin of miffed
verb (used with object)
Origin of miff
Examples from the Web for miffed
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.
Each of these incidents incited the miffed woman to disseminate mild hearsay about my sexual orientation or general oddness.
It was hard for Malone to tell whether she was miffed by the mention of insanity, or at being left out.Occasion for Disaster|Gordon Randall Garrett
He did know, but he was miffed to think he had missed a problem that Bertrand Ashe had been able to solve.Four Little Blossoms at Oak Hill School|Mabel C. Hawley
Gard met no success in stemming the tide, miffed as he was about this social seclusion of the daughter.Villa Elsa|Stuart Henry
I declare I never in my life inserted a word between the columns of the Athenum: I feel huffed and miffed at the very supposition.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)|Augustus de Morgan
Whenever Jane happened to be "miffed" her husband tactically retreated to what he now termed "Fancy's rest camp."The Soul of Susan Yellam|Horace Annesley Vachell
Word Origin for miff
1824, past participle adjective from miff (v.). Sir Walter Scott calls it "a women's phrase."
1620s, "fit of ill humor," perhaps imitative of an exclamation of disgust (cf. German muffen "to sulk").