[ US /ˈhəfi/ ]
[ UK /hˈʌfi/ ]
  1. quick to take offense
  2. roused to anger
    mad at his friend
    she gets mad when you wake her up so early
    stayed huffy a good while
    sore over a remark
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How To Use huffy In A Sentence

  • Normally I would have gotten all huffy, but here I was, a 38 year old woman with 2 kids, worried because the condom fell off during my fertile time.
  • Deliverance Dobbins, a frumpish, fizgig of a maid, ever complaining of bodily ills though her chuffy cheeks were red as pippins, reported that one day when she had gone for simples she had seen strange, dead things in the jars of M. Picot's dispensary. Heralds of Empire Being the Story of One Ramsay Stanhope, Lieutenant to Pierre Radisson in the Northern Fur Trade
  • I, in my turn, became embarrassed and huffy and told her to take the money back.
  • The senior officer's eyes told me that this wasn't a time to get huffy, so I lay down in the footwell. INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS
  • Tennessee, her chuffy hand on his shoulder, for she could reach it as he knelt, held her head close to his, and looked at them too with wide black eyes. Down the Ravine
  • And when there is the smallest error in their royalty statements they get all huffy on you.
  • The huffy silence at the end of the debate must be subtly taken advantage of and the following words murmured as if the thought just occurred that moment.
  • OK, my apologies it was a bit of a sneaky question, but please don't get all huffy and turn the page
  • On sitting on the grass outside the lager, I remember how chuffy Tom & I felt and also him saying "Just think, Stan, these people going by, are now going home to a nice farmhouse tea". Stan Prout
  • DANIELS: I do, and I was kind of huffy about doing it, but now I have no problem because I am kind of proud to have played that role. CNN Transcript May 3, 2002
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