• (n.) A boaster; one swelled with a false opinion of his own value or importance. • (v. t.) To swell; to enlarge; to puff up; as, huffed up with air. • (v. i.) To bluster or swell with anger, pride, or arrogance; to storm; to take offense. • (v. t.) To remove from the board (the piece which could have captured an opposing piece...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/huff/
blow hard and loudly; `he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
inhale recreational drugs; `The addict was snorting cocaine almost every day`; `the kids were huffing glue`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Huffing is a rule used in some board games, such as Alquerque and traditional and informal English draughts (checkers). By this rule, a player who fails to make a capturing move when one is available is penalised by having the piece that could have performed the capture huffed, i.e. removed from the board. The rule is not used...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huff_(board_games)
Huff intransitive verb 1.
To enlarge; to swell up; as, bread huffs
To bluster or swell with anger, pride, or arrogance; to storm; to take offense. « THis senseless arrogant conceit of theirs made them huff
at the doctrine of repentance.» South.
...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/68
Huff noun 1.
A swell of sudden anger or arrogance; a fit of disappointment and petulance or anger; a rage. 'Left the place in a huff
.' W. Irving. 2.
A boaster; one swelled with a false opinion of his own value or importance. « Lewd, shallow-brained huffs
m...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/68
Huff transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Huffed
; present participle & verbal noun Huffing
.] [ Confer Middle English hoove
to puff up, blow; probably of imitative origin.] 1.
To swell; to enlarge; to puff up; as,...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/68
Huff is slang for to sniff an illicit drug.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZH.HTM
In the game of draughts, if a player in a position to capture an opposing piece neglects to do so, his opponent may 'huff' (remove from the board) the piece which should have made the capture, if he so wishes to do so.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/OH.HTM
see foofFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21738
- a state of irritation or annoyance 2. [v] - inhale recreational drugsFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=huff
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