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  1. (countable) A sharp exhalation of a small amount of breath through the mouth.
  2. (uncountable) The ability to breathe easily while exerting oneself.
out of puff
  1. (countable) A small quantity of gas or smoke in the air.
puff of smoke
puff of wind
  1. (context, informal, countable) An act of inhale, inhaling smoke from a cigarette, cigar or pipe.
  2. (context, uncountable, slang) The drug cannabis.
  3. (countable) A light cake filled with cream, cream cheese, etc.
cream puff
  1. (context, derogatory, slang, UK, particularly northern UK) a homosexual; a poof
  • Spanish: bocanadas
  • French: bouffée
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, act of inhaling smoke from a cigarette, cigar or pipe)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, slang: cannabis)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, type of cake)
    (trans-bottom) poof
    See poof
  1. (intransitive) To emit smoke, gas, etc., in puffs.
  2. (intransitive) To pant.
  3. (transitive) To advertise (archaic)
    Etymology: pyffian

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