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puff

Synonyms of puff in English:

noun

  • 1 a puff of wind
    gust, blast, flurry, rush, draft, waft, breeze, breath
  • 2 he took a puff at his cigar
    informal drag, toke
  • verb

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  • 1 she walked fast, puffing a little
    breathe heavily, pant, blow;
    gasp, fight for breath
  • 2 she puffed on a cigarette
    smoke, draw on, suck at/on
  • Phrases

    puff up
    the site of the incision may puff up slightly
    bulge, swell (up), stick out, distend, tumefy, balloon (up/out), expand, inflate, enlarge
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