huff

  • 1Huff — or huffing may refer to: * Huff (TV series), a Showtime television program * Huff (board games) * Huff and puff apparatus * Huff Duff (HF/DF) High Frequency Direction Finder * Huff Daland Aero Corp * The use of an inhalant.People named Huff*… …

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  • 2Huff — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Brad Huff (* 1979), US amerikanischer Radrennfahrer Dann Huff (* 1960), US amerikanischer Gitarrist Leon Huff (* 1942), US amerikanischer Soul Pianist Martin W. Huff, deutscher Rechtsanwalt und Journalist… …

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  • 3huff´i|ly — huff|y «HUHF ee», adjective, huff|i|er, huff|i|est. 1. in a huff; offended: »You re not huffy with myself (John Millington Synge) …

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  • 4huff|y — «HUHF ee», adjective, huff|i|er, huff|i|est. 1. in a huff; offended: »You re not huffy with myself (John Millington Synge) …

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  • 5huff — huff·i·ly; huff·i·ness; huff·ing·ly; huff·ish; huff; …

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  • 6Huff — Huff, n. 1. A swell of sudden anger or arrogance; a fit of disappointment and petulance or anger; a rage. Left the place in a huff. W. Irving. [1913 Webster] 2. A boaster; one swelled with a false opinion of his own value or importance. [1913… …

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  • 7Huff — Huff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Huffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Huffing}.] [Cf. OE. hoove to puff up, blow; prob. of imitative origin.] 1. To swell; to enlarge; to puff up; as, huffed up with air. Grew. [1913 Webster] 2. To treat with insolence and… …

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  • 8Huff — Huff, v. i. 1. To enlarge; to swell up; as, bread huffs. [1913 Webster] 2. To bluster or swell with anger, pride, or arrogance; to storm; to take offense. [1913 Webster] This senseless arrogant conceit of theirs made them huff at the doctrine of… …

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  • 9huff — (v.) mid 15c., apparently imitative of exhaling. Extended sense of bluster with indignation is attested from 1590s. Related: Huffed; huffing. As a slang term for a type of narcotics abuse, by 1996. As a noun from 1590s; to leave in a huff is… …

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  • 10huff — [n] bad mood anger, annoyance, dudgeon, miff, offense, passion, perturbation, pet*, pique, rage, snit*, stew*, temper, tiff, umbrage; concept 410 Ant. delight, good mood, happiness huff [v] sigh, breathe out forcefully blow, expire, gasp, heave,… …

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  • 11huff — ► VERB (often huff and puff) 1) exhale noisily. 2) show one s annoyance in an obvious way. ► NOUN ▪ a fit of petty annoyance. ORIGIN imitative …

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  • 12huff — index resentment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13huff — həf vt to inhale (noxious fumes) through the mouth for the euphoric effect produced by the inhalant also to inhale the noxious fumes of (a substance) for their euphoric effect <teenagers huffing correction fluid> …

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  • 14huff — n dudgeon, pique, resentment, *offense, umbrage Analogous words: petulance, huffiness, irritability, fractiousness (see corresponding adjectives at IRRITABLE): *anger, indignation, rage, wrath …

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  • 15huff — [huf] vt. [echoic] 1. Obs. to blow, swell, or puff up 2. to treat insolently; bully; hector 3. to make angry; offend vi. 1. to blow; puff 2. to become angry; take offense 3. Obs …

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  • 16Huff — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Huff (homonymie). Huff Titre original Huff Genre Série tragi comique Créateur(s) Bob Lowry Pays d’origine …

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  • 17huff — noun VERB + HUFF ▪ be in, get in, go off in PREPOSITION ▪ in a huff ▪ He s in a huff because he wasn t invited …

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  • 18huff — huff1 [hʌf] v informal [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: From the sound] 1.) huff and puff a) to breathe out in a noisy way, especially when you do something that involves a lot of physical effort ▪ He was huffing and puffing by the time he got to the… …

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  • 19huff — huff1 [ hʌf ] noun in a huff feeling annoyed and upset because people have offended you or will not do what you want huff huff 2 [ hʌf ] verb transitive to say something in a way that shows you feel annoyed or impatient huff and puff 1. ) to… …

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  • 20huff — 1 verb (I) informal 1 huff and puff to breathe out noisily, especially because you are tired: By the time he got to the top he was huffing and puffing. 2 huffing and puffing behaviour that shows that someone disagrees strongly with something such …

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