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 Gigi Hadid Instead of wearing a gown, Gigi Hadid chose a sleek Versace catsuit with a massive puffer cape and a long train that mimicked the look of a ballgown. Seventeen, 4 May 2022 The model-author-actor-businesswoman went out in a powder pink Northface puffer and New Balance sneakers to celebrate the latest Valentino campaign, called Narratives, which features an excerpt from her book My Body. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 2 Apr. 2022 The Gap and Yeezy recently did another drop of their now-infamous Round Jacket, an absurdly large puffer jacket variation that comes in sky blue, black and cherry red. Dave Schilling, Los Angeles Times, 14 Apr. 2022 The ensemble comprises a rose pink and black cropped Nuptse puffer jacket from The North Face, a navy cropped T-shirt, flared black trousers, and a pair of It-girl favorite New Balance trainers in white and blue. Alex Kessler, Vogue, 31 Mar. 2022 In the photo obtained by PEOPLE, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians alum, 41, opted for a casual look, donning a full black ensemble including a hoodie and puffer vest. Shafiq Najib, PEOPLE.com, 23 Mar. 2022 The hip-hop power couple sported the new shearling-collar down puffer jacket, which costs almost $600, that features Burberry’s beige, red and black check pattern as well as Supreme’s logo on the back. Heran Mamo, Billboard, 16 Mar. 2022 Cabello also wore an all-denim puffer, adding an extra layer to her jean look. Ana Escalante, Glamour, 12 Apr. 2022 For that, fashion designers are preparing a plethora of options: a powerful puffer by Marc Jacobs, a billowing ball gown by Jason Wu, a sweeping train from Fendi, mile-wide ruffles at Balenciaga. Christina Binkley, Town & Country, 8 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of puffer

1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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17 May 2022

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“Puffer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/puffer. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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