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Huff

v. t.1.To swell; to enlarge; to puff up; as, huffed up with air.
[imp. & p. p. Huffed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Huffing.]
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.
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.
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.
n.1.A swell of sudden anger or arrogance; a fit of disappointment and petulance or anger; a rage.
2.A boaster; one swelled with a false opinion of his own value or importance.
To take huff
to take offence.
- Cowper.
Noun1.huff - a state of irritation or annoyance
Synonyms: miff, seeing red
Verb1.huff - inhale recreational drugs
Synonyms: snort
2.huff - blow hard and loudly; "he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain"
Synonyms: chuff, puff
huff - To compress data using a Huffman code. Various programs that use such methods have been called "HUFF" or some variant thereof.

Opposite: puff. Compare crunch, compress.
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