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puff /pʌf/
  • danh từ
    • hơi thở phù, luồng gió thổi phụt qua; luồng hơi phụt ra, luồng khói phụt ra...
    • tiếng thổi phù; tiếng hơi phụt ra
    • hơi thuốc lá ngắn (hút thuốc)
    • chỗ phùng lên, chỗ bồng lên (ở tay áo); mớ tóc bồng
    • nùi bông thoa phấn ((cũng) powder puff)
    • bánh xốp
    • lời khen láo, lời tâng bốc láo; lời quảng cáo láo, lời quảng cáo khuếch khoác (một cuốn sách, một thứ hàng trên báo)
    • nội động từ
      • thở phù phù, phụt phụt ra
        • to puff and blow: thở phù phù, thở hổn hển
      • phụt khói ra, phụt hơi ra
      • hút bập bập, hút từng hơi ngắn (thuốc lá)
        • ro puff away at one's cigar: hút bập bập điếu xì gà
      • (+ out, up) phùng lên, phồng lên; (nghĩa bóng) vênh váo, dương dương tự đắc
      • ngoại động từ
        • (+ out, up, away) thổi phù, thổi phụt ra, phụt ra (khói, hơi...)
        • (+ out) nói hổn hển, làm mệt đứt hơi
          • to be rather puffed: gần như mệt đứt hơi
        • hút bập bập, hút từng hơi ngắn (thuốc lá...)
        • (+ out, up) ((thường) động tính từ quá khứ) làm phùng lên, làm phồng lên; (nghĩa bóng) làm vênh váo, làm dương dương tự đắc
          • to be puffed up with pride: dương dương tự đắc
        • làm bồng lên; quảng cáo láo, quảng cáo khuếch khoác (sách, hàng... trên báo)
      Concise Dictionary
      puffs|puffed|puffingpʌf
      noun
      +a short light gust of air
      +a light inflated pastry or puff shell
      +exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes)
      +bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
      +a soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin
      +thick cushion used as a seat
      +a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
      +forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
      verb
      +smoke and exhale strongly
      +suck in or take (air)
      +breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
      +make proud or conceited
      +praise extravagantly
      +speak in a blustering or scornful manner
      +to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"
      +blow hard and loudly
      adj.
      +gathered for protruding fullness
      Thesaurus Dictionary
      n.
      1 blow, breath, wind, whiff, draught, gust, blast, huff:
      A slight puff through the open window stirred the curtains.
      2 draught, draw, pull, Colloq drag:
      She took a puff from her cigarette and blew the smoke in his face.
      3 advertisement, praise, mention, word, item, review, notice, publicity, puffery, Colloq plug, blurb, Slang hype:
      The late editions of the papers carry puffs for your new restaurant.
      v.
      4 blow, breathe, huff, pant, gasp, wheeze:
      Victor came huffing and puffing up to the finishing line.
      5 draw, pull (at or on), inhale, suck, smoke, Colloq drag:
      Holmes was puffing silently on his pipe.
      6 Usually, puff up or out. inflate, distend, bloat, swell (up or out), stretch, balloon, expand, pump up, enlarge:
      Calvin swaggered in, all puffed up with pride about his new job.
      7 publicize, advertise, promote, push, trumpet, ballyhoo, extol, commend, praise, Colloq plug, beat the drum (for):
      He has been shamelessly puffing his book on every radio and TV show.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      verb, noun
      + verb
      1 ~ (at / on sth) to smoke a cigarette, pipe, etc: [V] He puffed (away) on his pipe. + [VN] I sat puffing my cigar.
      2 ~ (sth) (out) to make smoke or steam blow out in clouds; to blow out in clouds: [VN] Chimneys were puffing out clouds of smoke. + [V] Steam puffed out.
      3 (informal) to breathe loudly and quickly, especially after you have been running: [V] I was starting to puff a little from the climb. [also V speech]
      See also - PUFFED, PUFFED OUT
      4 [V +adv./prep.] to move in a particular direction, sending out small clouds of smoke or steam: The train puffed into the station.
      Idioms: be puffed up with pride, etc. to be too full of pride, etc: He felt grown-up, puffed up with self-importance.
      puff and pant (also puff and blow, informal) to breathe quickly and loudly through your mouth after physical effort: Eventually, puffing and panting, he arrived at the gate.
      more at HUFF v.
      Phrasal Verbs: puff sth<->out to make sth bigger and rounder, especially by filling it with air: She puffed out her cheeks.
      puff up
      puff sth<->up to swell or to make sth swell: Her cheeks puffed up. + The frog puffed itself up.
      + noun
      1 [C] an act of breathing in sth such as smoke from a cigarette, or drugs: He had a few puffs at the cigar. + Take two puffs from the inhaler every four hours.
      2 [C] a small amount of air, smoke, etc. that is blown from somewhere: a puff of wind + She felt a puff of warm air on her face. + Puffs of white smoke came from the chimney. + Any chance of success seemed to vanish in a puff of smoke (= to disappear quickly).
      3 [C] a hollow piece of light pastry that is filled with cream, jam, etc.
      See also - CREAM PUFF
      4 (AmE also puff piece) [C] (informal, usually disapproving) a piece of writing or speech that praises sb/sth too much: The press is full of puffs for his new movie.
      5 [U] (informal, especially BrE) breath: The hill was very steep and I soon ran out of puff.
      See also - POWDER PUFF
      Collocation Dictionary
      noun

      1 of air/smoke/wind

      ADJ.

      little, tiny

      PREP.

      ~ of
      a little puff of smoke

      2 on a cigarette/pipe, etc.

      ADJ.

      long | short

      VERB + PUFF

      have, take
      He took a long puff at his cigar and began his story.

      PREP.

      ~ at/on
      a puff on her cigarette



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