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a. (context nonce English) grumpy, ill-tempered

Usage examples of "uffish".

Only Heidi in her white baby doll nightgown is in the room DOW, lying in deep uffish thought on the velvet thrift-shop sofa earlier occupied by fat Irish Alice in her Wizard of Oz slippers-though she too seems to be otherwise engaged just now, We got kind of busy all at once.