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puffy

[ puhf-ee ]
/ ˈpʌf i /
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adjective, puff·i·er, puff·i·est.
short-winded; panting.
inflated, distended, or swollen.
fat; plump.
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Origin of puffy

First recorded in 1590–1600; puff + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM puffy

puff·i·ly, adverbpuff·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for puffy

puffy
/ (ˈpʌfɪ) /

adjective puffier or puffiest
short of breath
swollen or bloateda puffy face
pompous or conceited
blowing in gusts

Derived forms of puffy

puffily, adverbpuffiness, noun
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