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Meaning of PUFFY

Pronunciation:  'pufee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  breathing heavily
  2. [adj]  abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"; "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh"
  3. [adj]  being puffed out; used of hair style or clothing; "a bouffant skirt"
 

PUFFY is a 5 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: big, bloated, bouffant, breathing, distended, eupneic, eupnoeic, huffing, large, puffed, puffing, swollen, tumescent, tumid, turgid, unhealthy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

2. Hence, inflated; bombastic; as, a puffy style.

 

 

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