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British English: /pʌf/
American English: /pəf/

Translation of puff in German:


  • 1
    Stoß, der
    puff of breath/wind
    Atem-/Windstoß, der
  • 2
    (sound of escaping vapour)
    Zischen, das
  • 3 (quantity) See examples:puff of smoke
    Rauchstoß, der
    puff of steam
    Dampfwolke, die
  • 6
    Reklame, die
    give something a puff
    Reklame für etwas machen
  • 8somebody runs out of puff
    [literal or figurative, colloquial]
    jemandem geht die Puste aus

intransitive verb

  • 1
    puff [and blow]
    pusten [colloquial] od. schnaufen [und keuchen]
  • 3 (move with puffing)
    (Zug, Lokomotive, Dampfer)
    schnaufend fahren
  • 5 (swell) See examples:puff up (Frosch)
    sich aufblähen
    puff out (Finger)

transitive verb

  • 2
    (smoke in puffs) [colloquial]
  • 5

Phrasal verbs

puff out

transitive verb 1
(inflate) (Wind) (Segel)
he puffed out his chest
er blähte seine Brust
(put out of breath)
außer Puste [colloquial] od. Atem bringen
be puffed out
außer Puste [colloquial] od. Atem sein
(utter pantingly)
4 (extinguish)
intransitive verb
(Segel, Fahne)
sich bauschen
sich [auf]blähen

puff up

transitive verb 1 (inflate)
2be puffed up
aufgeblasen sein
by infolge
intransitive verb
sich [auf]blähen

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