Definition of Pluff

1. v. t. To throw out, as smoke, dust, etc., in puffs.



2. n. A puff, as of smoke from a pipe, or of dust from a puffball; a slight explosion, as of a small quantity of gunpowder.

Definition of Pluff

1. Noun. A puff of smoke ¹

2. Verb. To dust or to puff with smoke ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pluff

1. to puff [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: puff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pluff

pluckiness
pluckinesses
plucking
plucking post
plucking posts
pluckings
pluckless
plucks
pluckt
plucky
plucot
plucots
plue
plues
pluferfect tense
pluff (current term)
pluffed
pluffier
pluffiest
pluffing
pluffs
pluffy
plug-and-play
plug-in
plug-ins
plug-ugly
plug and play
plug away
plug fuse

Literary usage of Pluff

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1. The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and humor of by Lionel Strachey (1906)
"The Ballad of Doc pluff DOCTOR FLUFF, who lived in Cornville, he was hearty, brisk, and bluff, Didn't have much extry knowledge, but in some ways knowed ..."

2. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"... when I spoke to her — saying, ' A bit pluff with the box there, on the left curls/ (in the way of a parenthesis,) — wouldna feel ..."

3. The Nursery by John L. Shorey (Firm (1876)
"pluff tried. His heart beat, and his head was dizzy, when he found himself first in the ... And, when pluff could fly quite well, Duff could not fly at all. ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"An old turnip is said to be pluff. "How are 'e to-day?" is often answered, "rather pluff." The fur of a hare or rabbit is also called its pluff. ..."

5. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"To pluff, va 1. To throw out smoke in quick and successive whiffs, 8. Feuch, synon. Z. Boyd. ... To pluff avia', ». n. To set fire to suddenly, S.; as, ..."

6. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
"It 'ill mak л brew pluff o' tlute fine squibs o' pow- ther." Tennant's Card. ... S. "The goat took his head, and he went oat of the world like a pluff of ..."

7. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To pluff, va 1. To throw out smoke in quick and successive whiffs, S. Feuch, ... To throw out hair powder in dressing the hair, S. To pluff, vn To puff ..."

8. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"An old turnip is said to be pluff. " How are 'e to-day P " is often answered, " rather pluff" The fur of a hare or rabbit is also called its pluff. ..."

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