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

Definition of puffer

1 : one that puffs

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Back in November, during their royal tour in the South Pacific, Meghan stepped out in her husband’s cosy puffer coat, too. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle Has Started Wearing Prince Harry's Clothes Over Her Baby Bump," 2 Apr. 2019 While Dua Lipa was sipping Saturday morning tea in the perfect purple and black two-tone blazer, Ariana Grande was playing around outside in a puffer jacket and fishnet tights. Alyssa Hardy, Teen Vogue, "Dua Lipa, Rihanna, and More Incredible Fashion Moments From this Weekend," 11 Mar. 2019 Other super-warm winter coats can cost up to $200, but this puffer will keep you warm for just $120. Lindsey Murray, Good Housekeeping, "Reading the Amazon Reviews on This Crazy-Popular Winter Coat Will Make You Want One ASAP," 13 Dec. 2018 White pumps, white jewelry, white puffer coats… the list goes on! Madeline Fass, Vogue, "Forget Beige and Black: Spring’s Must-Have Bags Come in Ultra-Bright White," 29 Mar. 2019 After months of bundling up underneath turtlenecks and puffer coats, the countdown to our spring and summer wardrobe is finally on. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "This Brazilian Brand Is About to Become Every Fashion Girl’s Favorite," 19 Mar. 2019 The model was seen out and about in New York City last night dressed for the deep freeze in a mammoth black puffer coat, black sweatpants, and black Uggs to fit her incognito model-off-duty vibe. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Gigi Hadid Steps Out in the Stealth Ugg Boot," 8 Mar. 2019 The pieces ranged from colorful striped puffer coats to knitwear and tweed skirt suits. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Chanel Pays Tribute to Karl Lagerfeld on a Snow-Covered Runway," 5 Mar. 2019 Then out of nowhere, down the path comes KATE FREAKING MIDDLETON, looking effortlessly adorable in a puffer jacket, classic skinny jeans and New Balance Vazee sneakers, with her fabulously cute baby just hanging out in his stroller. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Kate Middleton Reportedly Takes Prince Louis for Casual Walks in Public," 15 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of puffer

1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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puffer fish



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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


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