the action of taking the smoke from a cigarette, pipe etc into your lungs
a sudden small movement of wind, air, or smoke
puff of smoke/wind/air/steam etc
The dragon disappeared in a puff of smoke.
a piece of light pastry with a soft mixture inside
4 [uncountable] British English informal
I was out of puff (=had difficulty breathing).
5 [countable] also puff piece
a piece of writing or a speech that praises someone too much - used to show disapproval