in high dudgeon

in high dudgeon

Meaning

  • feeling or exhibiting great resentment
  • taking great offense at something
  • a reaction of extreme righteous anger

Example Sentences

  1. After the scuffle, the man who was affronted left in high dudgeon.
  2. Julia strode from the meeting in high dudgeon, and I knew she would get his revenge eventually.
  3. Banging the door in Catty’s face, Kelly drove off in high dudgeon.
  4. Veronica drove off in high dudgeon, she was waiting you for last 3 hours.
  5. John came storming into the kitchen in high dudgeon.

Origin
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