take umbrage at (something)(redirected from takes umbrage at)
take umbrage at (something)
To become offended or angered by something. Hey, I take umbrage at the idea that I didn't put my full effort into this project.
take umbrage at something
to feel that one has been insulted by something. The employee took umbrage at not getting a raise. Mary took umbrage at the suggestion that she was being unreasonable.