puff

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puff nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (food) (van bladerdeeg)gebak nw het, ont.
 Gougères are a kind of savoury puff.
puff nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (gust of air)windstoot, ademstoot nw de
  zucht nw de
 The puffs of breeze helped to cool Nicola down as she worked in the garden under a blazing sun.
puff nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (of cigar)haal, trek nw de
  trekje nw het
 Winston sat back in his chair and took a puff on his cigar.
puff viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (expand, swell)opzwellen onoverg.ww
  zich opblazen wk.ww
puff viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (smoke)roken onoverg.ww
  (informeel)paffen onoverg. ww
  zuigen, trekken onoverg. ww
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cream puff nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pastry) (culinair)soesje, roomsoesje nw het
 I would eat cream puffs every day, but they are too fattening.
cream puff nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang (weak man) (informeel)slappeling, slapjanus nw de
 Don't worry about him, he can't hurt you, he's such a cream puff.
cream puff nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang (old car: good condition)tweedehands auto in zeer goede staat frase
puff up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (inflate, fill with air)zich opblazen wk.ww
 Rice puffs up when it is heated by itself. The fugu fish puffs itself up like a balloon to make itself more fearsome.
puff up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (swell)opzwellen onoverg.ww
 His whole leg puffed up after the snake bit him.
puff up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (swell with pride or arrogance) (figuurlijk)opgeblazen bn
 Clive puffed up with pride when his son received the award.
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