Huffish
Huffish Huff"ish, a. Disposed to be blustering or arrogant; petulant. -- {Huff"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Huff"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • huffish — [huf′ish] adj. [ HUFF + ISH] 1. peevish; petulant; sulky 2. Obs. inclined to be arrogant huffishly adv. huffishness n …   English World dictionary

  • huffish — adjective Date: circa 1755 arrogant, sulky …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • huffish — huffishly, adv. huffishness, n. /huf ish/, adj. 1. peevish; irritable. 2. swaggering; insolent; bullying. [1745 55; HUFF + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • huffish — huff·ish || hÊŒfɪʃ adj. easily offended, sulky; arrogant, insolent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • huffish — a.; (also huffy) 1. Angry, petulant, pettish, irritable. 2. Blustering, arrogant, insolent, hectoring …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • huffish — adj 1. irritable, out of sorts, snappish, snappy, curt, short, impatient; touchy, testy, thin skinned, waspish, peevish, petulant; cross, irascible, choleric, ill tempered, ill humored, splenetic; crabby, crabbed, cranky, grouchy, grumpy,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • huffish — huff·ish …   English syllables

  • huffish — huff•ish [[t]ˈhʌf ɪʃ[/t]] adj. 1) peevish; irritable 2) swaggering; insolent; bullying • Etymology: 1745–55 huff′ish•ly, adv. huff′ish•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • huffish — /ˈhʌfɪʃ/ (say hufish) adjective 1. petulant. 2. swaggering; hectoring. {huff + ish1} –huffishly, adverb –huffishness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • huffish — adjective sullen or moody • Syn: ↑sulky • Similar to: ↑ill natured • Derivationally related forms: ↑sulk (for: ↑sulky), ↑sulkiness …   Useful english dictionary

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