New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: duff up · puff out · scuff up · stuff up · put up · barf up · beef up · buck up · bulk up · bump up
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puff up

1 (v + adv) become taller or bigger due to air inside INTRANSITIVEbolg verb  c m ulíon verb  c m uthe cake had puffed up bhí bolg ar an gcáca 2 adjective bigger or taller due to air insidebolgtha  c m ulíonta  c m uthe bag is puffed up tá bolg ar an mála, tá an mála lán aeir
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3 (v + adv) swell INTRANSITIVEat  c m uborr verb  c m uher hand puffed up d'at a lámh 4 adjective swollenata  c m uborrtha adj3  c m umy eyes are puffed up tá mo shúile ata 5 (v + adv) make sth seem better or more important than it really is TRANSITIVEcuach suasthe media puffed up the film rinne na meáin scéal mór den scannán 6 adjective arrogantto be puffed up with pride bheith lán díot féin, bheith i mborr le bród, bheith lán de lán → see puff