puffed out

puffed out
puffed out
1. Quite out of breath
2. Inflated, distended, expanded
• • •
Main Entry:puff

* * *

puffed out variant UK US
Main entry: puffed

* * *

puffed [puffed] [pʌft] [pʌft] (also ˌpuffed ˈout) adjective not before noun (BrE, informal)
breathing quickly and with difficulty because you have been having a lot of physical exercise

I get really puffed in the aerobics class.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • puffed out — puffed UK [pʌft] / US or puffed out UK / US adjective breathing very quickly because you have been running, jumping etc …   English dictionary

  • puffed out — adjective a) Panting because of having exercised. He had his cheeks puffed out as if his mouth was full of water. b) inflated Syn: pooped, puffed …   Wiktionary

  • puffed out — Brit. out of breath. → puffed …   English new terms dictionary

  • puffed out with — filled with pride …   English contemporary dictionary

  • puffed — UK [pʌft] / US or puffed out UK / US adjective breathing very quickly because you have been running, jumping etc …   English dictionary

  • puffed — [[t]pʌ̱ft[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ If a part of your body is puffed or puffed up, it is swollen because of an injury or because you are unwell. His face was a little puffed... His mouth was all puffed up where he had taken a rifle butt. Syn …   English dictionary

  • puffed — adjective 1》 (also puffed out) Brit. out of breath. 2》 (also puffed up) swollen.     ↘(of part of a garment) gathered so as to have a rounded shape …   English new terms dictionary

  • Puffed — out of breath …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • puffed — Australian Slang out of breath …   English dialects glossary

  • puffed — /pʌft / (say puft) adjective 1. (of a sleeve, etc.) gathered at the end and left full in the middle. 2. Colloquial out of breath …  

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”