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huffy

slang Annoyed or indignant, often with little provocation. Geez, if you say the slightest critical word to Alice, she gets all huffy!

huffy

mod. angry; haughty. Now, don’t get huffy. I said I was sorry, didn’t I?
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The hunter-gatherer gene can take only so much suppression before it explodes into a seething mass of self-pity and huffiness, then takes revenge.
Mystified by his huffiness, I calmly insisted to know what I did wrong.
In the open-air markets of Saigon they knew her "slick bargaining skills, and she, in turn, knew how to navigate with grace through the extravagant prices and rehearsed huffiness." No haggling is permitted at the Seven-Eleven, and "the precision of previously packaged food" in the A & P makes her feel useless, unmoored.
"Colin's wife Eimear, a Scottish lawyer, was shocked at first by the rages and huffiness but has done a lot to calm him.
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"Jackie Mac is a good lad and there will be no huffiness with him.