Huff definition

hŭf
A surname​.
pronoun
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To cause to puff up; inflate.
verb
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To anger; annoy.
verb
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(obs.) To blow, swell, or puff up.
verb
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To treat insolently; bully; hector.
verb
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To make angry; offend.
verb
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(slang) To inhale (an aerosol, solvent, glue, etc.) for the intoxicating or euphoric affects.
verb
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To blow; puff.
verb
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To become angry; take offense.
verb
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(obs.) To swell with pride or arrogance.
verb
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(slang) To inhale something for the intoxicating or euphoric affects.
verb
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A condition of smoldering anger or resentment.
noun
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To treat with insolence; bully.
verb
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(slang) To inhale the fumes of (a volatile chemical, for example) as a means of becoming intoxicated.
verb
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To puff; blow.
verb
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To make noisy, empty threats; bluster.
verb
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To react indignantly; take offense.
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(slang) To inhale the fumes of a volatile chemical or substance as a means of becoming intoxicated.
verb
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A fit of anger or annoyance; a pique.

Stormed off in a huff.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
huff
Plural:
huffs

Origin of huff

  • Imitative of the sound of puffing

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition