Definitions

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  • adj. In a huffing manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Blusteringly; arrogantly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a swaggering manner; arrogantly.

Etymologies

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huffing +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Saint-Fargeau is plain Michel Lepelletier; and Mirabeau soon after has to say huffingly, "With your Riquetti you have set Europe at cross-purposes for three days."

    The French Revolution

  • This is that which makes them look scornfully, speak ruggedly, and carry it huffingly among their neighbours.

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 03

  • Her boyfriend is such a dickwad, though; I hope nobody ever has sex with him, his penis rots and falls off, vibrators will start turning off in the 3-mile radius of his residence out of sheer disgust, and even goats will huffingly flee.

    Planet Atheism

  • Her boyfriend is such a dickwad, though; I hope nobody ever has sex with him, his penis rots and falls off, vibrators will start turning off in the 3-mile radius of his residence out of sheer disgust, and even goats will huffingly flee. trophy girlfriend went offline! did a meteor hit warsaw?

    Planet Atheism

  • I can’t resist weighing in once more, but will try to do so less at length & with luck less huffingly.

    Robert Hartwell Fiske strikes me as a prig and a bully « Motivated Grammar

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