miffed

miffed ADJECTIVE informal offended or irritated.
ORIGIN perhaps imitative.

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  • miffed — [mıft] adj spoken [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: miff condition of annoyance (17 21 centuries), perhaps from a natural sound expressing annoyance] slightly annoyed or upset ▪ I felt a bit miffed that no one had told me about the trip …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • miffed — index resentful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • miffed — [ mıft ] adjective INFORMAL slightly annoyed or offended …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • miffed — (adj.) 1824, pp. adjective from MIFF (Cf. miff) (v.). Sir Walter Scott calls it a women s phrase …   Etymology dictionary

  • miffed — [adj] displeased annoyed, chagrined, disgruntled, irked, irritated, nettled, offended, pained, peeved*, piqued, put out, resentful, riled, upset, vexed; concept 570 Ant. pleased …   New thesaurus

  • miffed — adjective aroused to impatience or anger made an irritated gesture feeling nettled from the constant teasing peeved about being left out felt really pissed at her snootiness riled no end by his lies roiled by the delay • Syn …   Useful english dictionary

  • Miffed — Wikipedia does not have an encyclopedia article for Miffed (search results). You may want to read Wiktionary s entry on Miffed instead.wiktionary:Special:Search/Miffed …   Wikipedia

  • miffed — [[t]mɪ̱ft[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If you are miffed, you are slightly annoyed and hurt because of something which someone has said or done to you. [INFORMAL] I was a bit miffed about that... Philip was pretty miffed at being cut out of… …   English dictionary

  • miffed — /mift/, adj. put into an irritable mood, esp. by an offending incident: I was miffed when they didn t invite me to the party. [1815 25; MIFF + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • miffed — UK slang: upset, put out, annoyed, angry. [This is informal, but quite common in the US as well.] She was miffed that he turned up late for the date yet again …   Dictionary of american slang

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