miffed miffed  /ˈmɪft/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) aroused to impatience or anger

Usage(s):

  1. Bush's recent move has miffed some members of the 9-11 panel.
  2. Many also miffed by t he displacement of two Muslim women at a recent rally and his forceful denials of being Muslim.
  3. He was miffed, however, to find out it would take 20 business days for the delivery.

News

  1. Judge tells suspect with $39,000 in her bra: 'I need to see ... support' for story

    It was a nail-biter for a Canadian woman in federal court today as her lawyer tried to explain why she hid the bulk of her life savings in her bra and tried to sneak a total of $73,000 into the U.S. - a story that had the judge visibly miffed. U.S. Magistrate David Grand, who hesitated in granting her bond, said, 'It's such a large amount of cash.... I need to see some kind of support for this ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Richardson creates stir with $10 million donation

    After shaking down the City of Charlotte for $87.5 million to help fund upgrades at Bank of American Stadium, Panthers owner Jerry Richardson has forked over $10 million to apply his name to another football venue. And some folks in Charlotte understandably are miffed. Richardon’s donation to UNC Charlotte will result in the Charlotte 49ers…
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk

  3. Colchester squeezes Rice in extra innings

    COLCHESTER — Still miffed about his misplay that led to Rice’s go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning, Colchester’s Jared Antoniak strolled to the plate with a chance at redemption.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Burlington Free Press

Quotes

  1. "Miffed would be a wrong word," Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said of the snub. "I was disappointed that he wasn't, hoping that especially coaches would see what this kid has done for us, instead of maybe just choosing the guys with the...
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: Tom Izzo Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Was I hurt? Yes! How the hell did they think I'd feel?," Alpher said in a 1999 Discover magazine article. "I was miffed at the time that they'd never even invited us down to see the damned radiotelescope. It was silly to be annoyed, but I...
    on Aug 24, 2007 By: Ralph Alpher Source: Forbes

  3. BOSTON - Because the Lakers shot 41 free throws to Boston's 26 in Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Celtics coach Doc Rivers said Tuesday: "I'm just miffed and amazed how the other team complained about the fouls since we've been the team that's been in...
    on Jun 8, 2010 By: Doc Rivers Source: OCRegister (blog)

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