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huff

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transitive verb \ˈhəf\

Medical Definition of huff

  1. :  to inhale (noxious fumes) through the mouth for the euphoric effect produced by the inhalant; also :  to inhale the noxious fumes of (a substance) for their euphoric effect <teenagers huffing correction fluid>





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