Etymology
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miff (n.)

1620s, "feeling of petulant displeasure, fit of ill humor," colloquial, perhaps imitative of an exclamation of disgust (compare German muffen "to sulk").

miff (v.)

1797, "take offense at;" 1811, "give a slight offense to, put out of humor;" from miff (n.). Related: miffed; miffing.

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Definitions of miff
1
miff (v.)
cause to be annoyed;
His behavior really miffed me
2
miff (n.)
a state of irritation or annoyance;
Synonyms: huff / seeing red
From wordnet.princeton.edu