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Definition of "puff" []

  • A short forceful exhalation of breath. (noun)
  • A short sudden gust of wind. (noun)
  • A brief sudden emission of air, vapor, or smoke. (noun)
  • A short sibilant sound produced by a puff. (noun)
  • An amount of vapor, smoke, or similar material released in a puff. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "puff" in a sentence
  • "** puff puff** 7. I'm beginning to see leaves in those trees over there."
  • "*pant puff pant puff* the burfday fairy iz a liddl late today, wuz plantin herz lawn today, lotsa hard wurk *puff pant puff pant* but iz heer now to wish a big HAPPEE BURFDAY to all teh cheezfrenz, lolfrenz, lurkurs, an yes eben teh trollz hoo haz teh burfdayz today!"
  • "puff puff puff puff puff puff puff puff* wooo hooooooooo."