huffily
adverb see huffy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • huffily — huffy ► ADJECTIVE (huffier, huffiest) ▪ easily offended. DERIVATIVES huffily adverb huffiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • huffily — adverb in a huffy manner Don t bother to call me back, he said huffily • Derived from adjective: ↑huffy …   Useful english dictionary

  • huffily — See huffy. * * * …   Universalium

  • huffily — adverb in a huffy manner …   Wiktionary

  • huffily — adv. in a offended manner, sulkily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • huffily — huff·i·ly …   English syllables

  • huffily — See: huffy …   English dictionary

  • huffy — huffily, adv. huffiness, n. /huf ee/, adj., huffier, huffiest. 1. easily offended; touchy. 2. offended; sulky: a huffy mood. 3. snobbish; haughty. [1670 80; HUFF + Y1] Syn. 2. surly, sullen, resentful, petulant. * * …   Universalium

  • huffy — [[t]hʌ̱fi[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone who is huffy is obviously annoyed or offended about something. [INFORMAL] I, in my turn, became embarrassed and huffy and told her to take the money back. Derived words: huffily [[t]hʌ̱fɪli[/t]] ADV GRADED ADV… …   English dictionary

  • huffy — adjective (huffier; est) Date: 1677 1. haughty, arrogant 2. a. roused to indignation ; irritated b. easily offended ; touchy • huffily adverb • huffiness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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