huffiness
noun see huffy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Huffiness — Huff i*ness, n. The state of being huffish; petulance; bad temper. Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • huffiness — See huffily. * * * …   Universalium

  • huffiness — noun The property of being huffy …   Wiktionary

  • huffiness — huff·i·ness || hÊŒfɪnɪs n. quality of being easily offended, sulkiness; arrogance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • huffiness — huff·i·ness …   English syllables

  • huffiness — noun a passing state of anger and resentment • Derivationally related forms: ↑huffy • Hypernyms: ↑anger, ↑choler, ↑ire …   Useful 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

  • 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

  • cussedness — Synonyms and related words: bearishness, bitchiness, cantankerousness, churlishness, contrariness, crabbedness, crankiness, crossness, crustiness, devilment, devilry, deviltry, difficultness, disagreeability, dourness, evil intent, excitability,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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