What does the word huff mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To puff up; swell; bully; anger.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Offense suddenly taken.

Usage examples for huff

  1. Dretful clever I thought it wuz of Miss Huff. – Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition by 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 by Marietta Holley
  3. Huff: Take her back! – Georgian Poetry 1913-15 by Edited by E. M. (Sir Edward Howard Marsh)
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