March 23, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
in a huff /ˈɪn ə ˈhʌf/ idiom
in a huff
/ˈɪn ə ˈhʌf/
idiom
The man left the meeting in a huff.
The man left the meeting in a huff.
Learner's definition of IN A HUFF

: in an angry or annoyed state

  • They argued and she left in a huff.

  • When he didn't get the promotion, he quit his job in a huff. [=he got angry and suddenly quit his job]

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