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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 huff /ˈhʌf/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 huff /ˈhəf/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Huff v. t. [imp. & p. p. Huffed p. pr. & vb. n. Huffing.]
 1. To swell; to enlarge; to puff up; as, huffed up with air.
 2. To treat with insolence and arrogance; to chide or rebuke with insolence; to hector; to bully.
    You must not presume to huff us.   --Echard.
 3. Draughts To remove from the board (the piece which could have captured an opposing piece). See Huff, v. i., 3.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Huff, v. i.
 1. To enlarge; to swell up; as, bread huffs.
 2. To bluster or swell with anger, pride, or arrogance; to storm; to take offense.
    This senseless arrogant conceit of theirs made them huff at the doctrine of repentance.   --South.
 3. Draughts To remove from the board a man which could have captured a piece but has not done so; -- so called because it was the habit to blow upon the piece.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Huff, n.
 1. A swell of sudden anger or arrogance; a fit of disappointment and petulance or anger; a rage. “Left the place in a huff.”
 2. A boaster; one swelled with a false opinion of his own value or importance.
    Lewd, shallow-brained huffs make atheism and contempt of religion the sole badge . . . of wit.   --South.
 To take huff, to take offence.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a state of irritation or annoyance [syn: miff, seeing red]
      v 1: inhale recreational drugs [syn: snort]
      2: blow hard and loudly; "he huffed and puffed as he made his
         way up the mountain" [syn: puff, chuff]