Definitions for huffhʌf
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
huffhʌf(n.; v.)huffed, huff•ing.
(n.)a fit of resentment:
to walk out in a huff.
(v.t.)to give offense to; make angry.
to treat with arrogance or contempt; bully.
(v.i.)to take offense; speak indignantly.
to puff or blow; breathe heavily.
Origin of huff:
huff, miff, seeing red(verb)
a state of irritation or annoyance
inhale recreational drugs
"The addict was snorting cocaine almost every day"; "the kids were huffing glue"
puff, huff, chuff(verb)
blow hard and loudly
"he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain"
A heavy breath; a grunt or sigh.
With a huff, he lifted the box onto the back of the truck.
An expression of anger, annoyance, disgust, etc.
Freyja left in a huff.
A boaster; one swelled with a false sense of value or importance.
Lewd, shallow-brained huffs make atheism and contempt of religion the sole badge of wit. uE000209390uE001 South.
To breathe heavily.
The run left him huffing and puffing.
To inhale psychoactive inhalants
To say in a huffy manner
To remove an opponent's piece as a forfeit for deliberately not taking a piece (often signalled by blowing on it)
to swell; to enlarge; to puff up; as, huffed up with air
to treat with insolence and arrogance; to chide or rebuke with insolence; to hector; to bully
to remove from the board (the piece which could have captured an opposing piece). See Huff, v. i., 3
to enlarge; to swell up; as, bread huffs
to bluster or swell with anger, pride, or arrogance; to storm; to take offense
to remove from the board a man which could have captured a piece but has not done so; -- so called because it was the habit to blow upon the piece
a swell of sudden anger or arrogance; a fit of disappointment and petulance or anger; a rage
a boaster; one swelled with a false opinion of his own value or importance
The New Hacker's Dictionary
To compress data using a Huffman code. Various programs that use such methods have been called ‘HUFF’ or some variant thereof. Oppose puff. Compare crunch, compress.
Translations for huff
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
being or becoming silent because one is angry, displeased etc
He is in a huff; He went into a huff.
- nukkerig raakAfrikaans
- ساكِتٌ غَضَباArabic
- оскърбявам (се)Bulgarian
- amuoPortuguese (BR)
- mrzutá náladaCzech
- blive knottenDanish
- pahas tujusEstonian
- اوقات تلخي كردنFarsi
- pitää mykkäkouluaFinnish
- क्रुद्ध हो जाना, झुंझलाहटHindi
- namrštiti se, razljutiti seCroatian
- fÿla; reiðikastIcelandic
- 불끈 화를 냄Korean
- įsižeidęs, pasipūtęsLithuanian
- sapīcis; īgns; apvainojiesLatvian
- mendiamkan diri kerana marahMalay
- fornærmet, sintNorwegian
- w rozdrażnionym staniePolish
- اوقات تلخي كردنPersian
- د غوصی کولو وختPashto
- разобидеться (и молчать)Russian
- zlá náladaSlovak
- vara/bli förnärmadSwedish
- darılma, gücenmeTurkish
- 因憤怒或不快等而不說話Chinese (Trad.)
- خاموش ہو جاناUrdu
- cơn giận dữVietnamese
- 发怒Chinese (Simp.)
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