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Definition 1: being puffed out; used of hair style or clothing - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where puffy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bouffant skirt

Synonyms for puffy in the sense of this definition

(puffy is similar to ...) above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

"a large city" "set out for the big city" "a large sum" "a big (or large) barn" "a large family" "big businesses" "a big expenditure" "a large number of newspapers" "a big group of scientists" "large areas of the world"

Definition 2: blowing in puffs or short intermittent blasts - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where puffy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • puffy off-shore winds
  • gusty winds

Synonyms for puffy in the sense of this definition

(puffy is similar to ...) (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion

"a stormy day" "wide and stormy seas"

Definition 3: abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where puffy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hungry children with bloated stomachs
  • he had a grossly distended stomach
  • eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids
  • swollen hands
  • tumescent tissue
  • puffy tumid flesh

Synonyms for puffy in the sense of this definition

(puffy is similar to ...) not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind

"unhealthy ulcers"

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