puffed+up

  • 1puffed up — adj [not before noun] behaving in a way that shows you are too pleased with yourself and your achievements used to show disapproval ▪ I was so puffed up with my own importance in those days …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2puffed — [pʌft] adj [not before noun] BrE informal breathing quickly because you have been using a lot of energy ▪ I m too puffed to dance any more …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3puffed — UK [pʌft] / US or puffed out UK / US adjective breathing very quickly because you have been running, jumping etc …

    English dictionary

  • 4puffed-up — (pŭftʹŭpʹ) adj. Displaying exaggerated dignity or self importance; pompous. * * * …

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  • 5puffed — index inflated (enlarged) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6puffed up — index inflated (enlarged), proud (conceited), supercilious, turgid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7puffed up — [ ,pʌft ʌp ] adjective 1. ) behaving as though you are especially good in some way, and people should admire you 2. ) PUFFY …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8puffed up — 1. Swollen 2. Inflated with pride, presumption, or the like • • • Main Entry: ↑puff …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9puffed — [[t]pʌ̱ft[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ If a part of your body is puffed or puffed up, it is swollen because of an injury or because you are unwell. His face was a little puffed... His mouth was all puffed up where he had taken a rifle butt. Syn …

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  • 10puffed up — ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ with n (disapproval) If you describe someone as puffed up, you disapprove of them because they are very proud of themselves and think that they are very important. → See also puffed He was too puffed up with his own importance …

    English dictionary

  • 11puffed — adjective 1》 (also puffed out) Brit. out of breath. 2》 (also puffed up) swollen.     ↘(of part of a garment) gathered so as to have a rounded shape …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 12puffed — be·puffed; puffed; …

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  • 13puffed-up — ▶ adjective SELF IMPORTANT, conceited, arrogant, bumptious, pompous, overbearing; affected, stiff, vain, proud; informal snooty, uppity, uppish. * * * puffed up «PUHFT UHP», adjective. 1. inflated with or as if with air …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14puffed up — {adj.} Elated; proud; conceited. * /Just because Bob inherited some money from his father is no reason for him to act so puffed up./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 15puffed up — {adj.} Elated; proud; conceited. * /Just because Bob inherited some money from his father is no reason for him to act so puffed up./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 16Puffed — 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,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17puffed up — adjective To be proud Since he was elected school prefect, hes become really puffed up …

    Wiktionary

  • 18puffed up — Synonyms and related words: aggrandized, aggressively self confident, amplified, ballyhooed, biggety, bloated, bloated with pride, blown up, bumptious, chesty, cocky, conceited, dilated, disproportionate, distended, dropsical, edematous, elated,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19puffed\ up — adj Elated; proud; conceited. Just because Bob inherited some money from his father is no reason for him to act so puffed up …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 20puffed up — adjective behaving in a way that shows you are too proud: All these pompous, puffed up television pundits make me sick …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English