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Adjective: puffed  púft
  1. Gathered for protruding fullness
    "puffed sleeves";
    - puff
  2. [Brit] Breathing heavily (as after exertion)
    - out of breath, breathless, gasping, short-winded
Verb: puff  púf
  1. Smoke and exhale strongly
    "puff a cigar";
    - whiff
  2. Suck in or take (air)
    - drag, draw
  3. Breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
    "The runners reached the finish line, puffing heavily";
    - pant, gasp, heave
  4. Make proud or conceited
    "The sudden fame puffed her ego"
  5. Praise extravagantly
    "The critics puffed up this Broadway production";
    - 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"; "puffed out chests";
    - puff up, blow up, puff out
  8. Blow hard and loudly
    "he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain";
    - huff, chuff
  9. Expand abnormally
    - swell, swell up, intumesce, tumefy, tumesce

See also: fancy

Type of: blow, bluster, boast, brag, breathe in, elate, expand, gas [informal], gasconade [archaic], inhale, inspire, intoxicate, lift up, pick up, praise, shoot a line [informal], skite [Austral, NZ, informal], smoke, swash [archaic], tout, uplift, vaunt

Encyclopedia: Puff, the Magic Dragon