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See definition of puffiness on Dictionary.com
  • as ininflation
  • as inswelling

synonyms for puffiness

  • boom
  • expansion
  • hike
  • rise
  • aggrandizement
  • boost
  • buildup
  • distension
  • enhancement
  • enlargement
  • escalation
  • extension
  • intensification
  • prosperity
  • spread
  • tumefaction
  • blowing up

antonyms for puffiness

MOST RELEVANT
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • decrease
  • reduction
  • deflation
  • shrinkage
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How to use puffiness in a sentence

Jimmy had a fast darkening eye and a suspicious puffiness about the mouth.
JIMMY QUIXOTETOM GALLON
The boy is healthy, but I notice a slight puffiness below the eyes of late in the morning.
THE HEALTHY LIFE, VOL. V, NOS. 24-28VARIOUS
But there was a redness of the eyes, and a certain pink puffiness of the whole countenance which had a suspicious look.
A VANISHED HANDSARAH DOUDNEY
The puffiness was gone from under his eyes, the looseness from his lips and the fat from around the middle.
THE SNOW-BURNERHENRY OYEN
In the moonlight certain signs of puffiness, of dissipation, did not show, save for rolls of fat about shoulders and paunch.
RIMROCK TRAILJ. ALLAN DUNN
Its first noticeable signs are a slight puffiness under the eyes, and a swelling of the lobes of the ears.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, OREGON, AND THE SANDWICH ISLANDSCHARLES NORDHOFF
Between the attacks, puffiness of the face and eyes and blueness of the tongue persist.
THE HOME MEDICAL LIBRARY, VOLUME I (OF VI)VARIOUS
They were bloated with science as with the puffiness of a toad, proud of their pedantic and all-sufficient intellectuality.
THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSEVICENTE BLASCO IBANEZ
One eye threatened to be lost altogether, on account of the puffiness all around it.
PHIL BRADLEY'S MOUNTAIN BOYSSILAS K. BOONE
His dull eyes opened as wide as their puffiness would permit.
IN APPLE-BLOSSOM TIMECLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PUFFINESS

  • aggrandizement
  • blowing up
  • boom
  • boost
  • buildup
  • distension
  • enhancement
  • enlargement
  • escalation
  • expansion
  • extension
  • hike
  • intensification
  • prosperity
  • puffiness
  • rise
  • spread
  • tumefaction
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.