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KK Pronunciation

〔 pʌf 〕


〔 pʌf 〕

Overview of noun puff

The noun puff has 8 senses

  • puff, puff of air, whiff -- (a short light gust of air)

  • puff -- (a light inflated pastry or puff shell)

  • puff -- (exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes))

  • quilt, comforter, comfort, puff -- (bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together)

  • powderpuff, puff -- (a soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin)

  • ottoman, pouf, pouffe, puff, hassock -- (thick cushion used as a seat)

  • puff, drag, pull -- (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")

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

Overview of verb puff

The verb puff has 8 senses

  • puff, whiff -- (smoke and exhale strongly; "puff a cigar"; "whiff a pipe")

  • puff, drag, draw -- (suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette")

  • pant, puff, gasp, heave -- (breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily")

  • puff -- (make proud or conceited; "The sudden fame puffed her ego")

  • puff, puff up -- (praise extravagantly; "The critics puffed up this Broadway production")

  • puff -- (speak in a blustering or scornful manner; "A puffing kind of man")

  • puff, puff up, blow up, puff out -- (to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"; "puffed out chests")

  • puff, huff, chuff -- (blow hard and loudly; "he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain")

Overview of adj puff

The adj puff has 1 sense

  • puff, puffed -- (gathered for protruding fullness; "puff sleeves")