a light, flaky, rich pastry made by rolling dough with butter and folding it to form layers: used for tarts, napoleons, etc.
a dough rolled in thin layers incorporating fat to make a rich flaky pastry for pies, rich pastries, etc
noun, Informal. 1. a newspaper article, book, public-relations film, etc., whose purpose is to praise or flatter. noun 1. a flattering newspaper or magazine article about a person or an organization noun an article or report in the media that is based on exaggerated praise to promote a person, entity, or event puff piece An […]
noun 1. (Brit) a children’s name for a steam locomotive or railway train
[“The Purdue University Fast Fortran Translator”, Saul Rosen et al, CACM 8(11):661-666 (Nov 1965)]. (1995-01-05)
adjective, puffier, puffiest. 1. gusty1 . 2. short-winded; panting. 3. inflated, distended, or swollen. 4. fat; plump. 5. conceited. 6. bombastic. adjective puffier, puffiest 1. short of breath 2. swollen or bloated: a puffy face 3. pompous or conceited 4. blowing in gusts puffy
noun 1. one of a breed of small, short-haired dogs having a tightly curled tail, a deeply wrinkled face, and a smooth coat that is black or silver and fawn with black markings. 2. pug nose. verb (used with object), pugged, pugging. 1. to knead (clay or the like) with water to make it plastic, […]