Definition of Puff

1. Noun. A short light gust of air.

Exact synonyms: Puff Of Air, Whiff
Generic synonyms: Blast, Blow, Gust
Derivative terms: Puffy, Whiff, Whiff

2. Verb. Smoke and exhale strongly. "Whiff a pipe"
Exact synonyms: Whiff
Generic synonyms: Smoke
Derivative terms: Puffing

3. Adjective. Gathered for protruding fullness. "Puff sleeves"
Exact synonyms: Puffed
Similar to: Fancy

4. Noun. A light inflated pastry or puff shell.
Generic synonyms: Pastry
Specialized synonyms: Chou, Cream Puff

5. Verb. Suck in or take (air). "Draw on a cigarette"
Exact synonyms: Drag, Draw
Generic synonyms: Breathe In, Inhale, Inspire
Entails: Smoke
Derivative terms: Drag

6. Noun. Exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes).

7. Verb. Breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted. "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"
Exact synonyms: Gasp, Heave, Pant
Generic synonyms: Blow
Derivative terms: Gasp, Heaving, Pant, Panting, Puffing

8. Noun. Bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together.
Exact synonyms: Comfort, Comforter, Quilt
Generic synonyms: Bed Clothing, Bedclothes, Bedding
Specialized synonyms: Continental Quilt, Duvet, Eiderdown, Patchwork, Patchwork Quilt
Derivative terms: Comfort, Comfort, Quilt, Quilt

9. Verb. Make proud or conceited. "The sudden fame puffed her ego"
Generic synonyms: Elate, Intoxicate, Lift Up, Pick Up, Uplift

10. Noun. A soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin.
Exact synonyms: Powderpuff
Generic synonyms: Pad

11. Verb. Praise extravagantly. "The critics puffed up this Broadway production"
Exact synonyms: Puff Up
Generic synonyms: Praise

12. Noun. Thick cushion used as a seat.
Exact synonyms: Hassock, Ottoman, Pouf, Pouffe
Generic synonyms: Seat

13. Verb. Speak in a blustering or scornful manner. "A puffing kind of man"

14. Noun. A slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke). "He took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"
Exact synonyms: Drag, Pull
Group relationships: Smoke, Smoking
Generic synonyms: Aspiration, Breathing In, Inhalation, Inspiration, Intake
Specialized synonyms: Toke
Derivative terms: Drag

15. Verb. To swell or cause to enlarge,. "Did his feet puff?"; "Puffed out chests"
Exact synonyms: Blow Up, Puff Out, Puff Up
Generic synonyms: Intumesce, Swell, Swell Up, Tumefy, Tumesce
Derivative terms: Puffer

16. Noun. Forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth. "He blew out all the candles with a single puff"
Exact synonyms: Blow
Generic synonyms: Breathing Out, Exhalation, Expiration
Specialized synonyms: Insufflation
Derivative terms: Blow, Blow, Blow, Blow, Blow

17. Verb. Blow hard and loudly. "He huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain"
Exact synonyms: Chuff, Huff
Generic synonyms: Blow
Derivative terms: Huffing, Puffing

Definition of Puff

1. n. A sudden and single emission of breath from the mouth; hence, any sudden or short blast of wind; a slight gust; a whiff.

2. v. i. To blow in puffs, or with short and sudden whiffs.

3. v. t. To drive with a puff, or with puffs.

4. a. Puffed up; vain.

Definition of Puff

1. Noun. A sharp exhalation of a small amount of breath through the mouth. ¹

2. Noun. The ability to breathe easily while exerting oneself. ¹

3. Noun. A small quantity of gas or smoke in the air. ¹

4. Noun. (context: informal countable) An act of inhaling smoke from a cigarette, cigar or pipe. ¹

5. Noun. A flamboyant or alluring statement about an object's quality. ¹

6. Noun. (context: uncountable slang) The drug cannabis. ¹

7. Noun. A light cake filled with cream, cream cheese, etc. ¹

8. Noun. (context: derogatory slang British particularly northern UK) a homosexual; a poof ¹

9. Noun. (slang dated) life ¹

10. Verb. (intransitive) To emit smoke, gas, etc., in puffs. ¹

11. Verb. (intransitive) To pant. ¹

12. Verb. (transitive archaic) To advertise ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Puff

1. to blow in short gusts [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Puff

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puerilism
puerilisms
puerilities
puerility
puering
puerpera
puerperae
puerperal
puerperal fever
puerperal fevers
puerperia
puerperium
puerperous
puers
puff-leg
puff-legged
puff-legs
puff-pastry
puff adder
puff batter
puff of air
puff out
puff paste
puff pastries
puff pastry
puff piece
puff pieces
puff the magic dragon

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