Translation of "puff" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /pʌf/ us /pʌf/

to breathe fast and with difficulty, usually because you have been running

jadear, resollar
noun uk /pʌf/ us /pʌf/

a small amount of smoke, gas, powder, etc.

a puff of smoke

(Translation of “puff” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /paf/

a small blast of air, wind etc; a gust

soplo, racha, ráfaga; bocanada
A puff of wind moved the branches.

any of various kinds of soft, round, light or hollow objects

a powder puff
(also adjective) puff sleeves.
puffed adjective

short of breath; breathing quickly

jadeante; sin aliento
I’m puffed after running so fast!
puffy adjective (comparative puffier, superlative puffiest)

swollen, especially unhealthily

a puffy face/ankle.
puff pastry noun

a light, flaky type of pastry.

puff out phrasal verb

to cause to swell or expand

inflar, hinchar, ahuecar
The bird puffed out its feathers
He puffed out his cheeks.
puff up phrasal verb

to swell

Her eye (was all) puffed up after the wasp stung her.

(Translation of “puff” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)