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huffed, past tense; huffed, past participle; huffs, 3rd person singular present; huffing, present participle;
  1. Blow out loudly; puff
    • - he was huffing under a heavy load
  2. Express (one's annoyance or offense)
    • - he huffed out his sudden irritation
  3. Sniff fumes from (gasoline or solvents) for a euphoric effect
    • - kids that are huffing spray paint like crazy
  1. A fit of petty annoyance
    • - she walked off in a huff

  1. a state of irritation or annoyance
  2. inhale recreational drugs; "The addict was snorting cocaine almost every day"; "the kids were huffing glue"
  3. puff: blow hard and loudly; "he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain"
  4. Huffing is a rule used in some board games, such as Alquerque and traditional and informal English draughts (checkers). By this rule, a player who fails to make a capturing move when one is available is penalised by having the piece huffed, i.e. removed from the board.
  5. Huff is an American television dramedy series produced by Sony Pictures Television for Showtime. The series was created by Bob Lowry and features Hank Azaria as Dr. Craig "Huff" Huffstodt, a psychiatrist whose life changes abruptly when a 15-year-old client commits suicide in his office. ...
  6. A heavy breath; a grunt or sigh; An expression of anger, annoyance, disgust, etc; To breathe heavily; To inhale psychoactive inhalants; To remove an opponent's piece as a forfeit for deliberately not taking a piece (often signalled by blowing on it)
  7. to deliberately inhale volatile gasses from a liquid or solid such that the gasses can enter the body and alter consciousness. ...
  8. to inhale ordinary household products to get high. Users huff directly from the container or from inhalant-soaked rags, socks, or rolls of toilet paper. ...
  9. This word has had a radical change in meaning. Today it denotes a snit. In the 70’s it was how you partook of various substances, most of which slipped in under the border.