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Definition of PUFF

noun : PUFF

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) a light inflated pastry or puff shell ;

  • 3. (

    ) exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes) ;

  • 5. (

    ) a soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin ;

  • 7. (

    ) a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); "he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly" ;

  • 8. (

    ) forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth; "he gave his nose a loud blow"; "he blew out all the candles with a single puff" ;

verb : PUFF

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) smoke and exhale strongly; "puff a cigar"; "whiff a pipe" ;

  • 4. (

    ) make proud or conceited; "The sudden fame puffed her ego" ;

  • 5. (

    ) praise extravagantly; "The critics puffed up this Broadway production" ;

  • 6. (

    ) speak in a blustering or scornful manner; "A puffing kind of man" ;

  • 8. (

    ) blow hard and loudly; "he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain" ;

Adjective : PUFF

Source: WordNet 3.1


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