Definitions for pufferˈpʌf ər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person or thing that puffs.
Ref: Also called blowfish, globefish.
Origin of puffer:
blowfish, sea squab, puffer, pufferfish(noun)
delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver
puffer, pufferfish, blowfish, globefish(noun)
any of numerous marine fishes whose elongated spiny body can inflate itself with water or air to form a globe; several species contain a potent nerve poison; closely related to spiny puffers
Someone or something that puffs.
Any of several poisonous fish, of the family Tetraodontidae, which have the ability to puff themselves up when in danger.
A car left idling to warm up, emitting steam from the rear.
A finite pattern that moves like a spaceship but leaves a trail of debris.
A train; a locomotive.
one who puffs; one who praises with noisy or extravagant commendation
one who is employed by the owner or seller of goods sold at suction to bid up the price; a by-bidder
any plectognath fish which inflates its body, as the species of Tetrodon and Diodon; -- called also blower, puff-fish, swellfish, and globefish
the common, or harbor, porpoise