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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Puff·y a.
 1. Swelled with air, or any soft matter; tumid with a soft substance; bloated; fleshy; as, a puffy tumor. A very stout, puffy man.”
 2. Hence, inflated; bombastic; as, a puffy style.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: being puffed out; used of hair style or clothing; "a
             bouffant skirt" [syn: bouffant]
      2: abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry
         children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly
         distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids";
         "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh"
         [syn: bloated, distended, puffed, swollen, tumescent,
          tumid, turgid]
      3: breathing heavily [syn: huffing, puffing]
      [also: puffiest, puffier]