Definition of miff in English:


Syllabification: miff


[with object] (usually be miffed) • informal
  • Annoy: she was slightly miffed at not being invited
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    • I am slightly miffed that the NTUC Fairprice in my area is taking so long to be done with its renovations.
    • I had found the whole incident rather amusing, but he was slightly miffed by it.
    • I am somewhat miffed that if I am ever to achieve this ambition, I will have to put up with rather too much of this idiot's writings.


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  • A petty quarrel or fit of pique.


early 17th century: perhaps imitative; compare with early modern German muff, an exclamation of disgust.

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