Noun(1) a short light gust of air(2) a light inflated pastry or puff shell(3) exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes(4) bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together(5) a soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin(6) thick cushion used as a seat(7) a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke(8) forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
Verb(1) smoke and exhale strongly(2) suck in or take (air(3) breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted(4) make proud or conceited(5) praise extravagantly(6) speak in a blustering or scornful manner(7) to swell or cause to enlarge(8) blow hard and loudly
Adjective(1) gathered for protruding fullness
(1) Alex opened the cardboard box and inside was powder and a puff .(2) a puff of wind swung the weathervane around(3) For the first half hour it was hard to find a puff of wind to reach the windward mark in front of the Asia Pattaya Hotel, but gradually the wind picked up and by noon was blowing at a gentle 4 knots.(4) Renee coloured mildly, and tossed one cloud-like puff of brown hair over her shoulder to cover her face.(5) He sank back down into his chair and took another puff of his cigar.(6) extravagant statements are regarded as salesman's puff(7) she sent her a box of dusting powder with a swansdown puff(8) Venison steaks (or a boned roasting joint) may be encased in puff or shortcrust pastry, in the same way as fillet of beef.(9) All you can hear is the swishing of the sled runners across the snow, the pitter-patter of the dogs' feet, and my own breathing as I puff through a scarf that's matted with ice crystals.(10) A stronger puff of wind ruffled the water and bent the water-side reeds.(11) I went to searching for some cafÔö£┬« ole and some puff pastries.(12) Of course, it's not good to see a cherished icon of the community disappear in a puff of smoke, but I can't pretend my feelings about the disappearance of this old bird were anything but mixed.(13) She zipped up her jacket, shivering from the sudden puff of cold wind.(14) With that, he grabbed a puff and began powdering his face with limp wrists.(15) At precisely the point of the peak of the roof, just a gentle puff of wind can determine the destiny of many raindrops.(16) Off goes the magician's assistant in a puff of smoke.
(1) puff up :: røgsky op
(2) puff pastry :: butterdej
(3) cream puff :: flødebolle
(4) puff out :: puster ud
(5) puff adder :: pust adder
(6) puff of smoke :: røgsky
(7) huff and puff :: raser og regerer
(8) puff and blow :: pust og slag
(9) puff away :: pust væk
1. gust ::
2. drag ::
3. whiff ::
4. quilt ::
6. blow ::
7. breathe heavily ::
8. smoke ::
9. drag ::
10. whiff ::
11. heave ::
12. puff up ::
13. chuff ::
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Word Example from TV Shows
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Disappeared? What, in a PUFF of smoke?
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 1
Will you give me a PUFF?
Money Heist Season 1, Episode 9
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