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Spanish translation of “puff”

puff

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
borla
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
hinchado
a puffy face/ankle.
puff pastry noun a light, flaky type of pastry.
hojaldre
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
hinchar
Her eye (was all) puffed up after the wasp stung her.
(Definition of puff from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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