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

 

huff

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BrE BrE//hʌf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hʌf//
 
 
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Word Origin late 16th cent.: imitative of the sound of blowing.Extra examples He’s in a huff because he wasn’t invited. She got in a huff at being doubted. She went off in a huff after losing the game. He was in a huff about being doubted. She went home in a huff.Idioms (informal) in a bad mood, especially because somebody has annoyed or upset you She went off in a huff. See related entries: Anger
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