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Meaning of “puff” - Learner’s Dictionary

puff

verb     /pʌf/
BREATHE [I] to breathe fast and with difficulty, usually because you have been doing exerciseBreathing and stopping breathing
SMOKE [I, T] to smoke something: to puff on a cigaretteTobacco and smoking
Translations of “puff”
in Arabic يَلْهَث…
in Korean 숨을 헉헉 거리다…
in Malaysian tercungap-cungap…
in French haleter…
in Turkish solumak, soluk soluğa kalmak, nefesi kesilmek…
in Italian ansimare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 呼吸, 喘氣…
in Russian пыхтеть, дымить…
in Polish sapać, dyszeć, kurzyć…
in Vietnamese thở hổn hển…
in Spanish jadear…
in Portuguese ofegar…
in Thai สูดหายใจ…
in German schnaufen…
in Catalan panteixar, esbufegar…
in Japanese 息を切らす, あえぐ…
in Indonesian terengah-engah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 呼吸, 喘气…
(Definition of puff verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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