Meaning of “puffy” in the English Dictionary

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"puffy" in British English

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puffyadjective

uk /ˈpʌf.i/ us /ˈpʌf.i/

If the skin around your eyes is puffy, it is slightly swollen:

His eyes were still puffy with sleep.

(Definition of “puffy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"puffy" in American English

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puffyadjective

us /ˈpʌf·i/

swollen to a size slightly larger than usual:

His eyes were red and puffy.

(Definition of “puffy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)