Definition of Puff in English :
Define Puff in English
Puff meaning in English
Meaning of Puff in English
Pronunciation of Puff in English
Puff pronunciation in English
Pronounce Puff in Englishsee synonyms of puff
a light inflated pastry or puff shell
exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes)
bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
5. powderpuff, puff
a soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin
a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
Example Sentences:'he took a puff on his pipe''he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly'
8. blow, puff
forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
Example Sentences:'he gave his nose a loud blow''he blew out all the candles with a single puff'
suck in or take (air)
Example Sentences:'draw a deep breath''draw on a cigarette'
breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
Example Sentences:'The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily'
make proud or conceited
Example Sentences:'The sudden fame puffed her ego'
13. puff, puff up
Example Sentences:'The critics puffed up this Broadway production'
speak in a blustering or scornful manner
Example Sentences:'A puffing kind of man'
to swell or cause to enlarge,
Example Sentences:'Her faced puffed up from the drugs''puffed out chests'
blow hard and loudly
Example Sentences:'he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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