noun, plural puff·er·ies.
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Example sentences from the Web for puffery
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