puffer

noun
puff·​er | \ ˈpə-fər How to pronounce puffer (audio) \

Definition of puffer

1 : one that puffs

Examples of puffer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As retailers are making space for next season’s looks, now’s the perfect time to find a supremely cozy puffer, double-breasted peacoat, or hygge-friendly sherpa jacket on markdown. Lori Keong, SELF, "19 Winter Coats Under $250 to Help You Weather the Season in Style," 23 Dec. 2020 Her matching puffer coat, tights and pumps came straight from the Richard Quinn x Moncler Genius collection. Heran Mamo, Billboard, "Dua Lipa is Having 'Snow Much Fun' in Her Stylish Snowsuit," 17 Dec. 2020 This jacket will keep you warm while also looking stylish, which is why Russo recommended it for those shopping for a flattering puffer option. Lauren Levy, NBC News, "9 best women's winter coats 2020: Best winter jackets for women," 16 Dec. 2020 On the other side of the fashion spectrum, Kylie Jenner, recently showed us her take on the over-the-top puffer trend in a head-turning leopard print and a matching jumpsuit. Alexis Bennett, Vogue, "These Colorful Coats Are the Key Ingredients to Flawless Winter Outfits," 9 Dec. 2020 Take advantage of Girlfriend Collective's sitewide sale, which is bringing 30% off its cult-favorite sustainable activewear, plus puffer jackets, sherpa pullovers, and much more. Erin Parker, Glamour, "36 Best Black Friday Clothing Deals to Shop in 2020," 27 Nov. 2020 The pink items include a monogrammed puffer jacket, with below-the-knee sneaker boots to match. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Kylie Jenner’s Version of Winter Wear Includes Head-to-Toe Designer," 3 Dec. 2020 The rust-colored, hunting-style corduroy puffer vest is based on one that her brother wore as a teen in the ’80s. Alison S. Cohn, Harper's BAZAAR, "Ruth Negga Plays a Modern Pioneer Woman for the New Levi’s xKarla Collection," 30 Oct. 2020 But this year, a puffer coat is a must-have when heading out of the house and braving the elements for daily walks or chilly outdoor dining. Madeline Fass, Vogue, "Bundle Up in the Best Puffer Jackets of the Season," 9 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of puffer

1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Puffer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/puffer. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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puffer

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English Language Learners Definition of puffer

: a type of poisonous fish that can inflate its body with air so that it forms a ball

puffer

noun
puff·​er | \ ˈpəf-ər How to pronounce puffer (audio) \

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