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Definition of "puffed" []

  • (of a part of the body) swollen because of an injury or illness (adjective)
  • Breathing with difficulty after exertion (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of puff. (verb)

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  • Inflated or swollen (adjective)
  • Consisting of a puff (adjective)
  • Expanded by the use of steam (adjective)
  • Same as puffed out. (adjective)

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Use "puffed" in a sentence
  • "Again the breeze fell flat, then puffed from the old quarter, compelling a shift back of sheets and tackles."
  • "As Levi points out, someone who is a casual or even first-time visitor might not recognize the dishonesty of a troll like dochunt, since he couches his trollery in puffed-up pseudo-academic arrogance."
  • "Sometimes the train puffed between lines of grey slab fencing in which were armies of white skeleton trees that had been 'rung' for extermination, or with bleached stumps sticking up in a chaos of felled trunks, while in some there had sprung up sickly iron-bark saplings."