huffish

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj huffish sullen or moody
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Huffish Disposed to be blustering or arrogant; petulant.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • huffish Swaggering; hectoring.
    • huffish Petulant; ill-humored.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Huffish given to huff: insolent: arrogant
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Imit., like puff; cf. Ger. hauchen, to breathe.

Usage

In literature:

Just look at that, now; you too are getting obstinate and huffish.
"The Comedies of Terence" by Publius Terentius Afer, (AKA) Terence
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