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Definition of dudgeon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dudgeon

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdʌdʒən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʌdʒən//
 
 
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Word Origin late 16th cent.: of unknown origin.Idioms
in high dudgeon
 
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(old-fashioned, formal) in an angry or offended mood, and showing other people that you are angry He stomped out of the room in high dudgeon. She stormed out in high dudgeon.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dudgeon