puffy
adjective see puff II

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  • Puffy — Puff y, a. 1. Swelled with air, or any soft matter; tumid with a soft substance; bloated; fleshy; as, a puffy tumor. A very stout, puffy man. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, inflated; bombastic; as, a puffy style. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • puffy — ► ADJECTIVE (puffier, puffiest) 1) softly rounded: puffy clouds. 2) (of a part of the body) swollen and soft. DERIVATIVES puffiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • puffy — index inflated (enlarged) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • puffy — 1610s, of wind, gusty, from PUFF (Cf. puff) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Of other things, swollen, from 1660s. Earliest attested use is figurative, bombastic (1590s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • puffy — [adj] swollen billowy, bloated, blown, bulgy, distended, distent, enlarged, expanded, full, increased, inflamed, inflated, puffed up; concept 485 Ant. flat, tight, unswollen …   New thesaurus

  • puffy — [puf′ē] adj. puffier, puffiest 1. blowing or coming in puffs 2. panting; short winded 3. puffed up; swollen; inflated 4. fat; obese puffily adv. puffiness n …   English World dictionary

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  • puffy — [[t]pʌ̱fi[/t]] puffier 1) ADJ GRADED If a part of someone s body, especially their face, is puffy, it has a round, swollen appearance. Her cheeks were puffy with crying. ...dark ringed puffy eyes. Syn: swollen Derived words: puffiness N UNCOUNT… …   English dictionary

  • puffy — UK [ˈpʌfɪ] / US adjective Word forms puffy : adjective puffy comparative puffier superlative puffiest 1) a part of your body that is puffy is slightly swollen 2) big, round, and light puffy clouds Derived word: puffiness noun uncountable …   English dictionary

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