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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; Gathered for protruding fullness.

Usage examples (37)
  • Verb (used without object) : The locomotive puffed into the station
  • Verb (used with object) : to puff a match out. ,to puff up a pillow. ,Their applause puffed him up
  • Some of these managed to dress their hair in puffed out and fashionable ways.
  • Again the breeze fell flat, then puffed from the old quarter, compelling a shift back of sheets and tackles. for more
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