The definition of a puff is a short gust of wind, a breath of air or a soft pastry.(noun)
To puff is defined as to blow in short bouts of wind or air, or to fill with air.(verb)
See puff in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME puf < OE pyff < the v.
Origin: ME puffen < OE pyffan, of echoic orig.
See puff in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Middle English puffen, to puff
Origin: , from Old English pyffan
Origin: , perhaps of imitative origin.
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