puff

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
puff

Plural
puffs

  1. (countable) A puff is a sharp release of a small amount of breath through the mouth.
  2. (informal) (countable) A puff is an act of inhaling smoke from a cigarette, cigar or pipe.
  3. (countable) A puff is a light cake filled with cream, cream cheese, etc.

Verb[change]

Plain form
puff

Third-person singular
puffs

Past tense
puffed

Past participle
puffed

Present participle
puffing

  1. (intransitive) If you puff, you emit smoke, gas.
  2. (intransitive) If you puff, you breathe in repeated short breaths.