Definitions for huffyˈhʌf i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

huff•yˈhʌf i(adj.)huff•i•er, huff•i•est.

  1. easily offended; touchy.

  2. snobbish; haughty.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of huffy:

1670–80

huff′i•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. huffy, thin-skinned, feisty, touchy(adj)

    quick to take offense

  2. huffy, mad, sore(adj)

    roused to anger

    "stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"; "sore over a remark"

Wiktionary

  1. huffy(Adjective)

    angry, annoyed, indignant or irritated

  2. huffy(Adjective)

    easily offended; thin-skinned or touchy

  3. huffy(Adjective)

    puffed up

    huffy bread

Webster Dictionary

  1. Huffy(adj)

    puffed up; as, huffy bread

  2. Huffy(adj)

    characterized by arrogance or petulance; easily offended

Freebase

  1. Huffy

    The Huffy Corporation is an American importer and manufacturer of inexpensive mass-market bicycles. It has its roots in 1887 when George P. Huffman purchased the Davis Sewing Machine Company and moved its factory to Dayton, Ohio. They made their first bicycle in 1892. In 1924, George's son, Horace M. Huffman, Sr., founded the Huffman Manufacturing Company. From then until 1949, Huffy continued to manufacture and sell bicycles under the "Dayton" brand. During the 1930s, Huffy participated in the revival of the American cycling industry, during which Horace Huffman commented on a "change of attitude". Although Huffy dabbled in the high-end of the market, they never overcame their entry-level reputation. During the 1980s, many Huffy Aeros were purchased only for the Shimano Dura-Ace AX gruppo on it, stripped, and then scrapped. In 2004, Huffy sold its Huffy Sports division to Russell Corporation. Huffy Sports manufactures sporting goods, including the Hydra-Rib basketball systems used by the NBA. By 2006, Huffy had sold more than 100 million bicycles. Bicycle sold under the Huffy name are now made in China.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

huffy(adjective)

in a huff.

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