Synonyms for puff

Synonyms for (noun) puff

Synonyms: blow, puff

Definition: forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth

Usage: he gave his nose a loud blow; he blew out all the candles with a single puff

Similar words: breathing out, exhalation, expiration

Definition: the act of expelling air from the lungs


Synonyms: drag, puff, pull

Definition: a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)

Usage: he took a puff on his pipe; he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly

Similar words: breathing in, inhalation, inspiration, intake, aspiration

Definition: the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing


Synonyms: puff, pouf, pouffe, ottoman, hassock

Definition: thick cushion used as a seat

Similar words: seat

Definition: furniture that is designed for sitting on

Usage: there were not enough seats for all the guests


Synonyms: powderpuff, puff

Definition: a soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin

Similar words: pad

Definition: a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort


Synonyms: quilt, puff, comfort, comforter

Definition: bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together

Similar words: bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding

Definition: coverings that are used on a bed


Synonyms: puff

Definition: exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes)

Similar words: testimonial, recommendation, good word

Definition: something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable


Synonyms: puff

Definition: a light inflated pastry or puff shell

Similar words: pastry

Definition: any of various baked foods made of dough or batter


Synonyms: puff, puff of air, whiff

Definition: a short light gust of air

Similar words: gust, blast, blow

Definition: a strong current of air

Usage: the tree was bent almost double by the gust

Synonyms for (verb) puff

Synonyms: heave, puff, gasp, pant

Definition: breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted

Usage: The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily

Similar words: blow

Definition: exhale hard

Usage: blow on the soup to cool it down


Synonyms: huff, puff, chuff

Definition: blow hard and loudly

Usage: he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain

Similar words: blow

Definition: exhale hard

Usage: blow on the soup to cool it down


Synonyms: blow up, puff, puff out, puff up

Definition: to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"

Usage: puffed out chests

Similar words: intumesce, tumefy, tumesce, swell, swell up

Definition: expand abnormally

Usage: The bellies of the starving children are swelling


Synonyms: puff

Definition: speak in a blustering or scornful manner

Usage: A puffing kind of man

Similar words: brag, blow, bluster, boast, shoot a line, vaunt, swash, tout, gas, gasconade

Definition: show off


Synonyms: puff, puff up

Definition: praise extravagantly

Usage: The critics puffed up this Broadway production

Similar words: praise

Definition: express approval of

Usage: The parents praised their children for their academic performance


Synonyms: whiff, puff

Definition: smoke and exhale strongly

Usage: puff a cigar; whiff a pipe

Similar words: smoke

Definition: inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes

Usage: We never smoked marijuana; Do you smoke?


Synonyms: puff, drag, draw

Definition: suck in or take (air)

Usage: draw a deep breath; draw on a cigarette

Similar words: breathe in, inhale, inspire

Definition: draw in (air)

Usage: Inhale deeply; inhale the fresh mountain air; The patient has trouble inspiring; The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well


Synonyms: puff

Definition: make proud or conceited

Usage: The sudden fame puffed her ego

Similar words: intoxicate, elate, pick up, lift up, uplift

Definition: fill with high spirits; fill with optimism

Usage: Music can uplift your spirits

Synonyms for (adjective) puff

Synonyms: puff, puffed

Definition: gathered for protruding fullness

Usage: puff sleeves

Similar words: fancy

Definition: not plain; decorative or ornamented

Usage: fancy handwriting; fancy clothes