puff up

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puff up (third-person singular simple present puffs up, present participle puffing up, simple past and past participle puffed up)

  1. To inflate with air.
    We puffed up the balloons.
  2. To swell due to injury or illness.
    My hand puffed up where the cat had scratched me.
  3. To become proud. (Often written as puffed up with pride.)

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