Definitions for pufferˈpʌf ər

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. blowfish, sea squab, puffer, pufferfish(noun)

    delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver

  2. 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

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. puffer(Noun)

    Someone or something that puffs.

  2. puffer(Noun)

    Any of several poisonous fish, of the family Tetraodontidae, which have the ability to puff themselves up when in danger.

  3. puffer(Noun)

    A car left idling to warm up, emitting steam from the rear.

  4. puffer(Noun)

    A finite pattern that moves like a spaceship but leaves a trail of debris.

  5. puffer(Noun)

    An inhaler.

  6. puffer(Noun)

    A train; a locomotive.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Puffer(noun)

    one who puffs; one who praises with noisy or extravagant commendation

  2. Puffer(noun)

    one who is employed by the owner or seller of goods sold at suction to bid up the price; a by-bidder

  3. Puffer(noun)

    any plectognath fish which inflates its body, as the species of Tetrodon and Diodon; -- called also blower, puff-fish, swellfish, and globefish

  4. Puffer(noun)

    the common, or harbor, porpoise

  5. Puffer(noun)

    a kier

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