verb[with object] informal
Annoy: I’ll confess it miffed me slightly at the time a doctor might be miffed by claims that the cure had no medical explanation
More example sentences
- 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.
annoyed, displeased, offended, aggrieved, piqued, riled, nettled, vexed, irked, irritated, upset, hurt, pained, put out, in a huff, fed up, chagrined, disgruntled, discontented, resentful
North American informal sore
vulgar slang pissed off
nounarchaic Back to top
early 17th century: perhaps imitative; compare with early modern German muff, an exclamation of disgust.
Definition of miff in:
- The US English dictionary