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Wordnet 3.0


1. gathered for protruding fullness;
- Example: "puff sleeves"
[syn: puff, puffed]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Puff \Puff\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Puffed (p[u^]ft); p. pr. & vb. n. Puffing.] [Akin to G. puffen to pop, buffet, puff, D. poffen to pop, puffen to blow, Sw. puffa to push, to cuff, Dan. puffe to pop, thump. See Puff, n.] 1. To blow in puffs, or with short and sudden whiffs. [1913 Webster] 2. To blow, as an expression of scorn; -- with at. [1913 Webster] It is really to defy Heaven to puff at damnation. --South. [1913 Webster] 3. To breathe quick and hard, or with puffs, as after violent exertion. [1913 Webster] The ass comes back again, puffing and blowing, from the chase. --L' Estrange. [1913 Webster] 4. To swell with air; to be dilated or inflated. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 5. To breathe in a swelling, inflated, or pompous manner; hence, to assume importance. [1913 Webster] Then came brave Glory puffing by. --Herbert. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

puffed adj 1: gathered for protruding fullness; "puff sleeves" [syn: puff, puffed]