miffed

adjective
aroused to impatience or anger
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made an irritated gesture

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feeling nettled from the constant teasing

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peeved about being left out

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felt really pissed at her snootiness

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riled no end by his lies

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roiled by the delay

Syn:
annoyed, ↑irritated, ↑nettled, ↑peeved, ↑pissed, ↑pissed off, ↑riled, ↑roiled, ↑steamed, ↑stung
Similar to: ↑displeased

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adj
annoyed, irritated, displeased, aggrieved, nettled, hurt, offended, put out, resentful, upset, vexed, irked, disgruntled, chagrined, piqued
COLLOQ. in a huff, peeved
SLANG cheesed off, narked
delighted, pleased; colloq. chuffed

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adjective (informal). See annoyed.

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adjective
Etymology: from past participle of miff (II)

he looks thoroughly miffed — Jacob Hay

still miffed because he wasn't … honored with the assignment — Joseph Wechsberg

miffed that my arrival did not rate a more formal reception — Mohamed Mehdevi

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/mift/, adj.
put into an irritable mood, esp. by an offending incident: I was miffed when they didn't invite me to the party.
[1815-25; MIFF + -ED2]

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miffed adjective
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Main Entry:miff

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miffed UK [mɪft] US adjective informal
slightly annoyed or offended
Thesaurus: feeling angry or annoyedsynonym

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/ˈmıft/ adj [more \miffed; most \miffed]
informal : slightly angry or annoyed

They were (a bit) miffed [=upset] about what they considered to be unfair treatment.

She was miffed at them for not inviting her to the party.

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miffed [mɪft] [mɪft] adjective not before noun (informal)
slightly angry or upset
Syn: annoyed

She's a bit miffed that we're not taking her with us.

 
Word Origin:
[miffed] early 17th cent.: perhaps imitative; compare with early modern German muff, an exclamation of disgust + ↑-ed  
Example Bank:

understandably miffed


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • miffed — [ mıft ] adjective INFORMAL slightly annoyed or offended …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • miffed — /mift/, adj. put into an irritable mood, esp. by an offending incident: I was miffed when they didn t invite me to the party. [1815 25; MIFF + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • miffed — UK slang: upset, put out, annoyed, angry. [This is informal, but quite common in the US as well.] She was miffed that he turned up late for the date yet again …   Dictionary of american slang

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