huff

Part of speech: verb

To puff up; swell; bully; anger.

Part of speech: noun

Offense suddenly taken.

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Usage examples "huff":

  1. Dretful clever I thought it wuz of Miss Huff. - "Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition", Marietta Holley.
  2. That night whilst I wuz restin' a little in my room after supper, Josiah havin' stayed down in the parlor a spell talkin' to granpa Huff and Billy, Blandina come into my room. - "Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition", Marietta Holley.
  3. Huff: Take her back! - "Georgian Poetry 1913-15", Edited by E. M. (Sir Edward Howard Marsh).