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puff British & World English

A short, explosive burst of breath or wind

puff English Thesaurus

a puff of wind

cream puff British & World English

A cake made of puff pastry filled with cream

powder puff British & World English

A soft pad for applying powder to the skin, especially the face

puff adder British & World English

A large, sluggish, mainly nocturnal African viper which inflates the upper part of its body and hisses loudly when under threat

puff pastry British & World English

Light flaky pastry, used for pie crusts, canapés, and sweet pastries

puff piece British & World English

A newspaper article or item on a television show using exaggerated praise to advertise or promote a celebrity, book, or event

puff sleeve British & World English

A short sleeve gathered at the top and cuff and full in the middle

puff and blow British & World English

Breathe in gasps during or after exertion

in all one's puff British & World English

In one’s whole life

huff British & World English

Blow out air loudly on account of exertion

puffball British & World English

A fungus that produces a spherical or pear-shaped fruiting body which ruptures when ripe to release a cloud of spores

puff and blow in puff British & World English

Breathe in gasps during or after exertion

puff adder in adder1 British & World English

Used in names of snakes that are similar or related to the adder, e.g. death adder, puff adder

puffback British & World English

A small black-and-white African shrike, the male of which displays by puffing up the feathers of the lower back

puff-back shrike in puffback British & World English

A small black-and-white African shrike, the male of which displays by puffing up the feathers of the lower back

puff out/up in puff English Thesaurus

if she went for a walk her ankles puffed up

puff something out/up in puff English Thesaurus

he puffed out his cheeks