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Meaning of huff

huff

Pronunciation: (huf), [key]
— n.
  1. a mood of sulking anger; a fit of resentment: Just because you disagree, don't walk off in a huff.
—v.t.
  1. to give offense to; make angry.
  2. to treat with arrogance or contempt; bluster at; hector or bully.
  3. to remove (a piece) from the board as a penalty for failing to make a compulsory capture.
—v.i.
  1. to take offense; speak indignantly.
  2. to puff or blow; breathe heavily.
  3. to swell with pride or arrogance; swagger or bluster.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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