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Miff

noun
1.
A state of irritation or annoyance.  Synonyms: huff, seeing red.






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"Miff" Quotes from Famous Books



... brought out into their circumstantial relations. For instance, we have a French anecdote, from the latter part of the seventeenth century, which ascribes one bloody war to the accident of a little 'miff,' arising between the king and his minister upon some such trifle as the situation of a palace window. Again, from the early part of the eighteenth century, we have an English anecdote, ascribing consequences no less bloody to a sudden feud between two ladies, ...
— Narrative And Miscellaneous Papers • Thomas De Quincey



Words linked to "Miff" :   huff, vexation, botheration, annoyance, seeing red, anger, irritation



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