miffy

[ mif-ee ]
/ ˈmɪf i /

adjective, miff·i·er, miff·i·est. Informal.

touchy; inclined to take offense.

Origin of miffy

First recorded in 1690–1700; miff + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for miffy

miffy

/ (ˈmɪfɪ) /

adjective -fier or -fiest

informal easily upset; oversensitive

Derived Forms

miffily, adverbmiffiness, noun
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