- Obs. to blow, swell, or puff up
- to treat insolently; bully; hector
- to make angry; offend
- ⌂ Slang to inhale (an aerosol, solvent, glue, etc.) for the intoxicating or euphoric affects
Origin of huffechoic
- to blow; puff
- to become angry; take offense
- Obs. to swell with pride or arrogance
- ⌂ Slang to inhale something for the intoxicating or euphoric affects
a condition of smoldering anger or resentment
A fit of anger or annoyance; a pique: stormed off in a huff.
verbhuffed, huff·ing, huffs
- To puff; blow.
- To make noisy, empty threats; bluster.
- To react indignantly; take offense.
- Slang To inhale the fumes of a volatile chemical or substance as a means of becoming intoxicated.
- To cause to puff up; inflate.
- To treat with insolence; bully.
- To anger; annoy.
- Slang To inhale the fumes of (a volatile chemical, for example) as a means of becoming intoxicated.
Origin of huffImitative of the sound of puffing.
- A surname.