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get the hump

To become annoyed or irritated because one thinks that another has wronged them. Primarily heard in UK. Jenny often feels left out anyway, so If you don't bring her a cupcake too, she'll get the hump.
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get the hump

BRITISH, INFORMAL
If you get the hump, you get annoyed by something. She got the hump because we were mucking around. He's still got the hump with his former team mate.
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give somebody/get the ˈhump

(British English, informal) annoy somebody/become annoyed, angry, etc: She gets the hump when people don’t listen to her.‘What’s wrong with Jake?’ ‘Oh, I don’t know. He’s got the hump about something.’
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