puffer

play
noun puff·er \ˈpə-fər\

1615

First Known Use of puffer

1615


PUFFER Defined for English Language Learners

puffer

play
noun puff·er \ˈpə-fər\

Definition of puffer for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

puffer

play
noun puff·er \ˈpəf-ər\

Medical Definition of puffer


Learn More about puffer


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up puffer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a frightening dream

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • manet-jeanne-spring
  • Which is a synonym of chaffer?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!