What does the word dudgeon mean?

Usage examples for dudgeon

  1. He then ordered the boy away, who had brought the strait waistcoat, and quitted his station at the door in great dudgeon. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  2. Calphurnius and the soldiery were still in high dudgeon with the populace of Sicca, displeased with the magistrates, and full of sympathy for Callista. – Callista by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  3. The returnee, in high dudgeon strode down to find the gateman and in the process put his foot in the trench. – Coming of Age: 1939-1946 by John Cox