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English definition of “puff”

puff

verb (BREATHE)    /pʌf/
[I] to breathe fast and with difficulty , usually because you have been doing exercise : He came puffing up the stairs . [+ speech] "I ran all the way home ," she puffed (= said while puffing).Breathing and stopping breathing puff and pant to breathe fast and with difficulty , usually because you have been doing exercise Breathing and stopping breathing
(Definition of puff verb (BREATHE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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