in a huff


Also found in: Idioms.
See: resentful
References in classic literature ?
Oh, very well--if you're in a huff,' cried Miggs, turning away.
That's good enough for little rubbishy common things -- specially with gals, cuz THEY go back on you anyway, and blab if they get in a huff -- but there orter be writing 'bout a big thing like this.
He brought her to the Duchess and went back in a huff to finish his supper alone.