Words nearby puffery
How to use puffery in a sentence
That’s not political puffery, it’s her work ethic and drive.
Regular readers may recall that we concluded in that race that he had engaged in a bit of résumé puffery, suggesting he had had a top-secret security clearance for longer than five months.GOP senator falsely claims opponent was endorsed by Communist Party|Glenn Kessler|October 6, 2020|Washington Post
He has an aversion to overblown rhetoric and theatrical puffery.Paul Begala on Why Bill Clinton’s Still Got the Magic|Paul Begala|October 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
That is a large and fuzzy statement, maybe even approaching puffery.
And yet they say these latter days of ours are distinguished above all else by shameless puffery!The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
And yet Spain, in no idle spirit of self-puffery, can boast of this achievement.The Feasts of Autolycus|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
How I hate the glib rattle of his tongue, the mouldiness of his jests and the transparency of his puffery!In the Track of the Bookworm|Irving Browne
Among my experiences of that nauseous ingredient in theatrical life, puffery, some have been amusing enough.Records of a Girlhood|Frances Ann Kemble
It is, as will be seen, in the nature of a crusade against puffery and hysteria.My Contemporaries In Fiction|David Christie Murray