What is another word for puffs?

Pronunciation: [pˈʌfs] (IPA)

Puffs can be a variety of things such as a type of pastry or a small burst of air or smoke. Other words that can be used in place of puffs include gusts, whiffs, exhalations, wafts, and billows. Gusts refer to strong bursts of wind, while whiffs refer to brief and faint smells. Exhalations are breaths of air, while wafts are light currents of air carrying a scent or odor. Billows, on the other hand, refer to large clouds or masses of smoke or steam. It is important to note that selecting the correct synonym depends on the context in which it is used.

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Usage examples for Puffs

Each delivers his opinion over the social glass, or between the deliberate puffs of his cigar or pipe.
"Hodge and His Masters"
Richard Jefferies
Two flashes of fire and two puffs of smoke darted from behind the old tree trunk.
"The Adventures of Reddy Fox"
Thornton W. Burgess
"It's an awful price to pay for a few puffs.
"Prince Fortunatus"
William Black

Famous quotes with Puffs

  • Commonly, people believe that defeat is characterized by a general bustle and a feverish rush. Bustle and rush are the signs of victory, not of defeat. Victory is a thing of action. It is a house in the act of being built. Every participant in victory sweats and puffs, carrying the stones for the building of the house. But defeat is a thing of weariness, of incoherence, of boredom. And above all of futility.
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • It shouldn't be too much of a surprise that the Internet has evolved into a force strong enough to reflect the greatest hopes and fears of those who use it. After all, it was designed to withstand nuclear war, not just the puny huffs and puffs of politicians and religious fanatics.
    Denise Caruso
  • "The city itself swung slowly toward us silent as a dream. No sign of life but puffs of steam from skyscraper chimneys, the motion of the traffic. The mighty towers stood like tombstones in a graveyard, leaning against the sky and waiting for -- for what? Someday we'll know."
    Edward Abbey
  • A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting... Thus a man of knowledge sweats and puffs and if one looks at him he is just like an ordinary man, except that the folly of his life is under his control.
    Carlos Castaneda
  • Dust fanned in scraped puffs from the earth Between his arms, and blood turned his face inside out, To demonstrate its suppleness Of veins, as he perfected his role.
    James Dickey

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