puffed up


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puffed up

adjective swollen-headed, proud, high and mighty (informal), bigheaded (informal), full of yourself, too big for your boots He was too puffed up with his own importance.
swollen-headed modest, humble, self-effacing
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Using a sharp knife, lightly score all the way round, about 2.5cm inside the edge of the puff pastry, and bake in the oven for 10-12 mins, or until the pastry has puffed up and started to turn golden.
The hot new puffed up sleeves, or the puffa sleeve has been hailed as the next big trend to watch out for by the style savvy.
3 : to swell up or become swollen with or as if with air <The injured eye puffed up.> <I puffed out my cheeks.>