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Adjective puff has 1 sense
  1. puff, puffed - gathered for protruding fullness; "puff sleeves"
    Antonym: plain (indirect, via fancy)
Noun puff has 8 senses
  1. puff, puff of air, whiff - a short light gust of air
    --1 is a kind of gust, blast, blow
  2. puff - a light inflated pastry or puff shell
    --2 is a kind of
    --2 has particulars: cream puff, chou
  3. puff - exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes)
    --3 is a kind of
    recommendation, testimonial, good word
    Derived form: verb puff5
  4. quilt, comforter, puff - bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
    --4 is a kind of bedclothes, bed clothing, bedding
    --4 has particulars:
     eiderdown, duvet, continental quilt; patchwork, patchwork quilt
  5. powderpuff, puff - a soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin
    --5 is a kind of pad
  6. ottoman, pouf, pouffe, puff, hassock - thick cushion used as a seat
    --6 is a kind of seat
  7. 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"
    --7 is a kind of inhalation, inspiration, aspiration, breathing in
    --7 is a part of smoke, smoking
    --7 has particulars: toke
    Derived forms: verb puff2, verb puff1
  8. 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"
    --8 is a kind of exhalation, expiration, breathing out
    --8 has particulars: insufflation
    Derived forms: verb puff8, verb puff3
Verb puff has 8 senses
  1. puff, whiff - smoke and exhale strongly; "puff a cigar"; "whiff a pipe"
    --1 is one way to smoke
    Derived forms: noun puff7, noun puffing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. puff, drag, draw - suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"
    --2 is one way to inhale, inspire, breathe in
    Derived form: noun puff7
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. pant, puff, gasp, heave - breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"
    --3 is one way to blow
    Derived forms: noun puff8, noun puffing2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  4. puff - make proud or conceited; "The sudden fame puffed her ego"
    --4 is one way to
    elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicate
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  5. puff, puff up - praise extravagantly; "The critics puffed up this Broadway production"
    --5 is one way to praise
    Derived form: noun puff3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  6. puff - speak in a blustering or scornful manner; "A puffing kind of man"
    --6 is one way to
    boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  7. puff, puff up, blow up, puff out - to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"
    --7 is one way to swell, swell up, intumesce, tumefy, tumesce
    Derived form: noun puffer2
    Sample sentence:
    Did his feet puff?
  8. puff, huff, chuff - blow hard and loudly; "he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain"
    --8 is one way to blow
    Derived forms: noun puff8, noun puffing2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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