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puffy adj
1 being puffed out; used of hair style or clothing; "a bouffant skirt" [syn: bouffant]
2 abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"; "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh" [syn: bloated, distended, puffed, swollen, tumescent, tumid, turgid]
3 breathing heavily [syn: huffing, puffing] [also: puffiest, puffier]

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English

Etymology

puff + -y

Adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to puffs or puffiness; variously, being pillow-like, exhibiting swelling, or pertaining to the quality of one's breath or voice.

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Extensive Definition

Puffy can refer to one of the following:
  • Puffy or Puffy AmiYumi (as they are known in the United States), a Japanese J-Pop duo
  • Puffy, a former nickname of Sean "Diddy" Combs, American record producer, music industry executive, and part-time performing artist
  • Puffy (mascot), the mascot of the free operating system OpenBSD
  • Puffy, a nickname of Mike Bordin, an American former drummer from the rock band Faith No More
  • Puffy, a nickname of Jeff Dubay, a Minnesota sports talk radio personality on the radio station, KFAN
  • Puffy planet, a class of gas giant planets that have a low density

See also

puffy in Polish: Puffy

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