Definition of miff in English:

miff

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Pronunciation: /mɪf
 
/

verb

[with object] informal

noun

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  • A petty quarrel or fit of pique: like ladies in a miff who won’t explain

Origin

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

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