Definition of puffed in English:

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puffed

Pronunciation: /pəft/

adjective

(also puffed up)
1Swollen: puffed eyelids
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  • Bake in a bain-marie in the oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until slightly puffed-up and spongy.
  • Tesha raised an eyebrow and poked Marl in the stomach, deflating his puffed-up chest.
  • He had about a million marshmallows in his mouth now and he looked like a big puffed-up chipmunk.
1.1(Of a sleeve or other part of a garment) gathered so as to have a rounded shape.
Example sentences
  • The Eighties influence makes itself felt again in party wear, with slashed necklines, puffed sleeves, waists and skirts, halterneck tops and the accessory of accessories: the belt.
  • Summertime brings out the little girl in all of us: bubble-gum pink, flirty skirts, puffed sleeves.
  • She wore a flowing pale yellow skirt with ruffles and a silken blouse with puffed sleeves.
1.2Denoting grains of wheat, rice, etc., that have been expanded through treatment with high-pressure steam, used especially in breakfast cereals and snack foods: combine the rolled oats and puffed rice with the cinnamon, cardamom, and sea salt
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  • The company limited the distribution of products like chile and lime puffed wheat snacks to smaller mom-and-pop retail operations in Mexican-dominated areas.
  • Foods with high glycemic indexes, including white rice, watermelon, puffed wheat and rice, and baked potatoes, contain carbohydrates that break down quickly.
  • It is pulling its unsweetened puffed rice, unsweetened puffed rice, and puffed wheat cereals from store shelves.

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