from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a huffish manner; with arrogance or bluster, or with petulance.
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Really, Ariadne is the limit [he moves away huffishly towards the windows].
'I don't think we ought to wish things without all agreeing to them first,' said Robert, huffishly.
'Is she indeed?' answered Piozzi, huffishly, 'then pray tell her I can be as indifferent as she;' and walked away. "[