tiffing


tiffing

noun

  1. a slight or petty quarrel.
  2. a slight fit of annoyance, bad mood, or the like.

verb (used without object)

  1. to have a petty quarrel.
  2. to be in a tiff.

noun

  1. a petty quarrel
  2. a fit of ill humour

verb

  1. (intr) to have or be in a tiff

noun

  1. archaic a small draught of alcoholic drink; dram

n.1727, “outburst of temper,” later “small quarrel” (1754), of uncertain origin; OED suggests imitative, “from the sound of a slight puff of air or gas.”

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