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puffer is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of puffer in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… do on my Evelyn puffer and still working …”
meanings of puffer
A Clyde puffer, a kind of small ship.
A train; a locomotive, usually one that is steam-powered.
A person who gives exaggerated praise to a product, literary work, etc.
The common, or harbour, porpoise.
A finite pattern that moves like a spaceship but leaves a trail of debris.
A manually-operated inhaler.
Any of several poisonous fish, of the family Tetraodontidae, which have the ability to inflate their bodies when in danger.
An alchemist; so named from their constant attendance to the bellows of their furnaces.
A kier used in dyeing.
Someone or something that puffs.
A car left idling to warm up, emitting steam from the rear.
One who is employed by the owner or seller of goods sold at auction to bid up the price; a by-bidder.
An insulated puffy jacket, such as a down jacket.
puffer frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word puffer occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
topics puffer can be related to
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