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puff British & World English

A short, explosive burst of breath or 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 in puff British & World English

Breathe in gasps during or after exertion

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

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 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

puff English Thesaurus

a puff of wind

puff English-Spanish

ráfaga f

puff Spanish-English

→ puf2

puff-puff English-Spanish

chucuchucu, tren m

puff adder English-Spanish

víbora f bufadora

puff paste English-Spanish

hojaldre m

puff out English-Spanish

inflar, hinchar Esp

puff up English-Spanish

hincharse

powder puff in powder English-Spanish

borla f, cisne mRPl

a puff of smoke in puff English-Spanish

una bocanada de humo

to run out of puff in puff English-Spanish

quedarse sin aliento

to give sth a puff in puff English-Spanish

darle* bombo a algo familiar/colloquial

don't puff cigarette smoke in my eyes in puff English-Spanish

no me eches el humo del cigarrillo a los ojos

all our plans went up in a puff of smoke in puff English-Spanish

todos nuestros planes quedaron en la nada