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[mif-ee] /ˈmɪf i/

adjective, miffier, miffiest. Informal.
touchy; inclined to take offense.
adjective -fier, -fiest
(informal) easily upset; oversensitive

“liable to ‘take a miff,’ ” 1810, from miff (n.) + -y (2). Related: Miffiness.


Angry; miffed, pissed off: after a good bit of miffy correspondence

[1810+; the earlier form mifty is found by 1700]


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