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Word meaning puff
A sudden and single emission of breath from the mouth; hence, any sudden or short blast of wind; a slight gust; a whiff.
Anything light and filled with air.
a kind of light pastry.
A utensil of the toilet for dusting the skin or hair with powder.
An exaggerated or empty expression of praise, especially one in a public journal.
To blow in puffs, or with short and sudden whiffs.
To blow, as an expression of scorn; -- with at.
To breathe quick and hard, or with puffs, as after violent exertion.
To swell with air; to be dilated or inflated.
To breathe in a swelling, inflated, or pompous manner; hence, to assume importance.
To drive with a puff, or with puffs.
To repel with words; to blow at contemptuously.
To cause to swell or dilate; to inflate; to ruffle with puffs; -- often with up; as, a bladder puffed with air.
To inflate with pride, flattery, self-esteem, or the like; -- often with up.
To praise with exaggeration; to flatter; to call public attention to by praises; to praise unduly.
Puffed up; vain.
Crossword clues for puff
- Buttery pastry
- Give a short explosive burst of breath
- Short quick blast of breath
- Smoke a pipe
- To gasp
fumes of fancy
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