In a huff



adjective phrase

Angry; petulant; grumpy

[1694+; fr a huff or gust of anger]
In an offended manner, angrily, as in When he left out her name, she stalked out in a huff. This idiom transfers huff in the sense of a gust of wind to a burst of anger. [ Late 1600s ]
Also see: in a snit

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