Definition of "huffed" []

  • A passing mood of anger or pique (esp in the phrase in a huff) (noun)
  • To make or become angry or resentful (verb)
  • To blow or puff heavily (verb)
  • To remove (an opponent's draught) from the board for failure to make a capture (verb)
  • To bully (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of huff. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "huffed" in a sentence
  • "Reading through the obnoxious comments and childish banter of a seeming pro-drug company to anything which suggests control of dangerous substances - illegal because they are dangerous - as a parent of a young person addicted for 17 years, my first reaction to the evident "huffed" attitude and pure polemic is that I am glad that there exists an anti-drug group in this country."
  • "He tilted his head and "huffed" slightly through his oversized nostrils."
  • "He remained silent and "huffed" for some days, but at last he took the Frenchman aside and made him a formal apology."