puffery

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noun puff·ery \ˈpə-f(ə-)rē\

Definition of puffery

  1. :  exaggerated commendation especially for promotional purposes :  hype

Examples of puffery in a sentence

  1. the newspaper's local stories are often thinly disguised puffery for area businesses

1731

First Known Use of puffery

1731


Law Dictionary

puffery

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noun puff·ery \ˈpə-fə-rē\

Legal Definition of puffery

  1. :  puffing


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