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- n. Plural form of huffing.
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The Bush Regime with its comic huffings and puffings is unaware that it has made itself the laughing stock of the world, a comedy version of the Third Reich.
The grumblings in Becker's mustache and beard turned to pleased and slightly embarrassed huffings.
The sounds were all about, snarls and growls and huffings, slicing through the haze, out of the shadows.
Sounds darted out of the haze to challenge and tease-the shrill call of night birds, the click of insects, scrapes and rustlings, huffings and snarls.
On coming down into the kitchen to discuss his fried eggs and bacon he saw at once that Mrs. Bubb was seriously perturbed; with huffings and cuffings -- a most unusual thing -- she had just despatched her children to school, and was now in conflict with
She claims to prefer this voice, for all its flatness and occasional glitchiness, to the conventional huffings and puffings of some great Narrator.