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puffed

Syllabification: puffed
Pronunciation: /pəft
 
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Definition of puffed in English:

adjective

(also puffed up)
1Swollen: puffed eyelids
More example sentences
  • Bake in a bain-marie in the oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until slightly puffed-up and spongy.
  • Tesha raised an eyebrow and poked Marl in the stomach, deflating his puffed-up chest.
  • He had about a million marshmallows in his mouth now and he looked like a big puffed-up chipmunk.
1.1(Of a sleeve or other part of a garment) gathered so as to have a rounded shape.
Example sentences
  • The Eighties influence makes itself felt again in party wear, with slashed necklines, puffed sleeves, waists and skirts, halterneck tops and the accessory of accessories: the belt.
  • Summertime brings out the little girl in all of us: bubble-gum pink, flirty skirts, puffed sleeves.
  • She wore a flowing pale yellow skirt with ruffles and a silken blouse with puffed sleeves.
1.2Denoting grains of wheat, rice, etc., that have been expanded through treatment with high-pressure steam, used especially in breakfast cereals and snack foods: combine the rolled oats and puffed rice with the cinnamon, cardamom, and sea salt
More example sentences
  • The puffed grains are then dried off before they can collapse.
  • Snacks include fruits such as banana, mango, and jackfruit, as well as puffed rice and small fried food items.
  • Those who ate the rolled oats were able to cycle significantly longer than those who ate the puffed rice, due to greater glucose availability.

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