a newspaper article, book, public-relations film, etc., whose purpose is to praise or flatter.
a flattering newspaper or magazine article about a person or an organization
an article or report in the media that is based on exaggerated praise to promote a person, entity, or event
An approving or flattering article, as in That was really a puff piece about the conductor, written by her cousin. The use of puff for “exaggerated praise” dates from about 1600; piece was added in the mid-1900s.
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, […]
noun 1. Yemelyan Ivanovich. 1726–75, Russian Cossack rebel, leader of a major revolt against the government of Catherine II: executed