Free Translator Free Translator
Translators Dictionaries Courses Other
Home
English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'




High dudgeon   /haɪ dˈədʒən/   Listen
High dudgeon

noun
1.
A feeling of intense indignation (now used only in the phrase 'in high dudgeon').  Synonym: dudgeon.






WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University








Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Containing
Matching a pattern  

Synonyms
Antonyms
Quotes
Words linked to  

only single words



Share |





"High dudgeon" Quotes from Famous Books



... ever hear anything like this! [To Louis] Well, you can keep your nuciform sac, and your tubercular lung, and your diseased brain: Ive done with you. One would think I was not conferring a favor on the fellow! [He returns to his stool in high dudgeon]. ...
— The Doctor's Dilemma • George Bernard Shaw

... was of half a mind to disobey. "Old Huger has outwitted me," he muttered. "Do what you please. I leave you in command. I'm going to bed," and he went below in a high dudgeon. Tatnall was a striking-looking man, standing over six feet, with florid complexion, deep-sunken blue eyes, and a protruding under lip. That he did not have a chance to fight ...
— The Monitor and the Merrimac - Both sides of the story • J. L. Worden et al.



Words linked to "High dudgeon" :   indignation, outrage



Copyright © 2019 Free-Translator.com