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Annoy.‘I'll confess it miffed me slightly at the time’‘a doctor might be miffed by claims that the cure had no medical explanation’
annoyed, displeased, offended, aggrieved, piqued, riled, nettled, vexed, irked, irritated, upset, hurt, pained, put out, in a huff, fed up, chagrined, disgruntled, discontented, resentfulView synonyms
- ‘I had found the whole incident rather amusing, but he was slightly miffed by it.’
- ‘He was sorely miffed at being forced to give guarantees, which his father was never expected to give for him.’
- ‘The questioner assumes one is miffed by the question and does not include the option of relief.’
- ‘While leaving his house he was so miffed by a car that was illegally parked across his driveway that he lashed out and gave it a quick boot.’
- ‘I am somewhat miffed that if I am ever to achieve this ambition, I will have to put up with rather too much of this idiot's writings.’
- ‘I was miffed about that and would not have done it if I had known.’
- ‘No matter what ruling they ultimately emerge with, there are bound to be some very miffed clubs across the nation.’
- ‘Having decided to gift it to the nation, she seems somewhat miffed that nobody now seems to want it.’
- ‘But this isn't about me being miffed at not getting into Bedford Square.’
- ‘Defending their sale tactic yesterday, one staff member said customers had not been miffed by the sign.’
- ‘He had been de-selected for the council elections and must have been miffed.’
- ‘I am slightly miffed that the NTUC Fairprice in my area is taking so long to be done with its renovations.’
- ‘He was a bit miffed the he couldn't display his beautiful features while walking along the Camlough Road.’
- ‘I was so miffed at missing out on my eggy muffin treat, I determined to make some at home on Sunday.’
- ‘I said that I was with my friends and couldn't just leave and he was miffed again.’
- ‘Industry, while prepared to welcome any reduction, however small, in its current plight, was miffed.’
- ‘Readers were miffed by the cavalier attitude taken to such an important cultural icon.’
- ‘If I were them I'd be miffed by her insistence that when she dies they will not inherit a penny.’
- ‘Even though I knew she wouldn't win, I'm still miffed she got booted from the competition.’
- ‘Needless to say, I'm a tad miffed all round when it comes to gaming magazines.’
A petty quarrel or fit of pique.‘like ladies in a miff who won't explain’argument, row, fight, disagreement, difference of opinion, dissension, falling-outView synonyms
Early 17th century: perhaps imitative; compare with early modern German muff, an exclamation of disgust.
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