puff up[ puhf ]SEE DEFINITION OF puff up
Synonyms for puff up
- beef up
- build up
- flesh out
- pump up
- swell up
Antonyms for puff up
- play down
- let air out
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PUFF UP
When they have been some time in it, they puff up like large vermicelli.
The yeast, &c., in the rusk will cause it to puff up very light.
They will puff up very light, and must be done of a bright brown.
I rather think that they'd stare if they should read some of the books that we puff up.
It should puff up like a cream cake, and have a thick crust.
When they blow, they puff up the water about three feet high.
Just before sending to the table, put in the oven for a few moments, until they puff up and brown at the ends.
The shapes are then baked in a hot oven, and during this process they puff up and become hollow in the center.
For instance, a hypodermic injection of paraffine will puff up the skin at the desired spot.
It did me good to see him so happy and I was inclined to puff up a bit at my own success in the ha'nting line.