puff piece

noun

Definition of puff piece

chiefly US, informal + disapproving
:a story, news report, etc., that praises someone or something too much
  • The story was just another puff piece to help the mayor get reelected.

Word by Word Definitions

puff play
  1. : to blow in short gusts

  2. : to exhale forcibly

  3. : to breathe hard : pant

  1. : an act or instance of puffing : whiff

  2. : a slight explosive sound accompanying a puff

  3. : a perceptible cloud or aura emitted in a puff

  1. : of, relating to, or designed for promotion or flattery


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