Origin of puffer
Related Words for pufferlackey, charmer, sycophant, toady, booster, bootlicker, puffer, backscratcher, flunkey, cajoler
Examples from the Web for puffer
Contemporary Examples of puffer
Asked what three items he still had to have in his suitcase, Zee said: “The boots, the puffer jacket, and a pair of solid jeans.”Joe Zee Loves Utah’s Messy Look
January 25, 2011
Historical Examples of puffer
I hope you will be a good boy and give satisfaction to Professor Puffer.
There were ten passengers besides Professor Puffer and himself.
"I believe you are deceiving me," said Professor Puffer angrily.
"No," answered Puffer, who feared that those reasons might compromise him.
Professor Puffer muttered something, but did not dare to press the demand.
1620s, agent noun from puff (v.). As "one who praises or extols," from 1736. As a type of fish that inflates itself in defense, from 1814.