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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

feeling self-important; arrogant; pompous; swollen; puffy

Usage examples (32)
  • It promises that you too can grow to be a puffed-up celebrity.
  • He is nothing but a puffed-up balloon, held down by his big feet.
  • Minutes later, out comes a puffed-up bubble of hot crust filled with air.
  • And you have no doubt seen that there some areas where the air bags are puffed-up. for more
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