A small fried cake, spread with jam, sugar, or honey, and usually eaten hot.
More example sentences
- It is unlikely that someone will ask you to share a ‘puftaloon’ (a fried scone) at a ‘shivoo’ (party).
- A puftaloon is a fried scone known to be cooked in Australia. They are popular with children in winter.
late 19th century: origin uncertain; perhaps related to puff.