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Meaning of MIFF

Pronunciation:  mif

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a state of irritation or annoyance
  2. [v]  cause to be annoyed; "His behavior really miffed me"

MIFF is a 4 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: huff, seeing red
 See Also: anger, annoyance, botheration, irritation, vexation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Miff\, n. [Cf. Prov. G. muff sullenness, sulkiness, muffen
    to be silky, muff["i]g sullen, pouting.]
    A petty falling out; a tiff; a quarrel; offense. --Fielding.
  2. \Miff\, v. t.
    To offend slightly. [Colloq.]
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