Associations to the word «Huff»

Wiktionary

HUFF, noun. A heavy breath; a grunt or sigh.
HUFF, noun. An expression of anger, annoyance, disgust, etc.
HUFF, noun. (obsolete) A boaster; one swelled with a false sense of value or importance.
HUFF, verb. To breathe heavily.
HUFF, verb. To inhale psychoactive inhalants.
HUFF, verb. To say in a huffy manner.
HUFF, verb. (draughts) To remove an opponent's piece as a forfeit for deliberately not taking a piece (often signalled by blowing on it).
HUFF, verb. To enlarge; to swell up.
HUFF, verb. To bluster or swell with anger, pride, or arrogance; to storm; to take offense.
HUFF, verb. To treat with insolence and arrogance; to chide or rebuke rudely; to hector; to bully.
HUFF, proper noun. A surname​.
HUFF AND PUFF, verb. To breathe heavily, especially after rigorous exercise
HUFF PASTE, noun. Strong, stiff pastry traditionally used as a pie shell.

Dictionary definition

HUFF, noun. A state of irritation or annoyance.
HUFF, verb. Inhale recreational drugs; "The addict was snorting cocaine almost every day"; "the kids were huffing glue".
HUFF, verb. Blow hard and loudly; "he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain".

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain