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Definition of "huffy" []

  • Easily offended; touchy. (adjective)
  • Irritated or annoyed; indignant. (adjective)
  • Arrogant; haughty. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "huffy" in a sentence
  • "One of several reasons this makes me a bit huffy is that it's not at all evident (far from it!) that what an Evangelical such as Colson believes about justification, faith, and charity is what Luther believed."
  • "Something I wrote in huffy anger and probably would have thrown away myself, he kept because … he thought it was cute?"
  • "Dr. Vega says the exchange ended up sounding "huffy" and unprofessional."