get miffed

get miffed

To become angry, agitated, or irritated. John always gets miffed over the traffic on his way to work. Don't get miffed with me, I was trying to be helpful! I got so miffed when I found out I was being audited that I threw my plate across the room.
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Shunned and maligned by the author's mother (in spite of her ignorant prejudice we grow to care about this strong-willed Southern lady, and mourn her inevitable passing) he refuses to get miffed at his mother-in-law or at the seemingly endless parade of animals, large and small, adopted, injured, and recuperating, that fill his home--or if he does, we never hear about it.