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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 humpBRITISH, 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.
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012
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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