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huff /hʌf/
  • danh từ
    • cơn giận, cơn bực tức, cơn giận dỗi
      • to take huff: nổi cáu, lên cơn giận
      • in a huff: trong cơn giận, đang cáu, đang bực tức
  • ngoại động từ
    • gắt gỏng với, nói nặng với, nổi cáu với (ai)
    • làm nổi giận, làm phát cáu; làm mếch lòng (ai)
    • bắt nạt (ai); nạt nộ (ai)
      • to huff someone into doing something: bắt nạt ai phải làm gì
      • to huff someone out of doing something: bắt nạt ai không cho làm gì
    • (đánh cờ) loại (một quân của đối phương)
    • nội động từ
      • nổi giận, phát khùng; giận dỗi, mếch lòng
      • gắt gỏng, nạt nộ
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 in a huff. piqued, peeved, testy, irritated, angered, vexed, annoyed, in high dudgeon, provoked, exasperated, petulant, in a pet, Colloq (all) het up:
    She went off in a huff because I didn't praise her painting.
    2 puff, blow, bluster:
    When I complained about the food, the manager simply huffed and puffed and walked away.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    to say sth or make a noise in a way that shows you are offended or annoyed: [V speech] 'Well, nobody asked you,' she huffed irritably. [also V]
    Idioms: huff and puff (informal)
    1 to breathe in a noisy way because you are very tired: Jack was huffing and puffing to keep up with her.
    2 to make it obvious that you are annoyed about sth without doing anything to change the situation: After much huffing and puffing, she finally agreed to help.
    + noun
    Idioms: in a huff (informal) in a bad mood, especially because sb has annoyed or upset you: She went off in a huff.
    Collocation Dictionary


    get in, go into | go off in, march off in, storm off in, walk off in
    She went off in a huff after losing the game.


    in a ~
    He's in a huff because he wasn't invited.
    | ~ at
    She got in a huff at being doubted.
    | ~ over
    Alison's in a huff over the joke they played on her.

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