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puffery Line breaks: puff|ery
Pronunciation: /ˈpʌf(ə)ri/

Definition of puffery in English:


[mass noun] chiefly North American
Exaggerated or false praise: his puffery actually was not far from the truth
More example sentences
  • There has always been a fine line between legitimate puffery and misleading advertising.
  • Savvy readers soon learn to discount this overt puffery.
  • Overall, though, despite the blizzard of facts and figures, both candidates generally limited themselves to modest exaggerations and standard issue political puffery.

Words that rhyme with puffery

sulphury (US sulfury)

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