puff adj : gathered for protruding fullness; "puff sleeves" [syn: puffed]
2 a light inflated pastry or puff shell
3 exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes)
4 bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together [syn: quilt, comforter]
5 a soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin [syn: powderpuff]
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" [syn: drag, pull]
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" [syn: blow]
1 smoke and exhale strongly; "puff a cigar"; "whiff a pipe" [syn: whiff]
3 breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily" [syn: pant, gasp, heave]
4 make proud or conceited; "The sudden fame puffed her ego"
5 praise extravagantly; "The critics puffed up this Broadway production" [syn: puff up]
6 speak in a blustering or scornful manner; "A puffing kind of man"
7 to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs" [syn: puff up, blow up, puff out]
8 blow hard and loudly; "he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain" [syn: huff, chuff]
- Rhymes: -ʌf
- A sharp exhalation of a small amount of breath through the mouth.
- The ability to breathe easily while exerting oneself.
- out of puff
- A small quantity of gas
or smoke in the air.
- puff of smoke
- puff of wind
- puff of smoke
- In the context of "informal|countable": An act of inhaling smoke from a cigarette, cigar or pipe.
- In the context of "uncountable|slang}} The drug cannabis.
Puff may refer to:
puff in German: Puff
puff in Swedish: Puff
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