HyperDic: puffiness

English > 2 senses of the word puffiness:
NOUNstatepuffiness, swelling, lumpan abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
attributepuffiness, ostentation, ostentatiousness, pomposity, pompousness, pretentiousness, splashiness, inflationlack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
English > puffiness: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement.
Synonymsswelling, lump
Narrowerbloatswelling of the rumen or intestinal tract of domestic animals caused by excessive gas
bunionA painful swelling of the bursa of the first joint of the big toe
edema, oedema, hydrops, dropsyswelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
hematocele, haematocele, hematocoele, haematocoeleswelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis)
intumescence, intumescencyswelling up with blood or other fluids (as with congestion)
iridoncusswelling of the iris of the eye
lymphogranulomaswelling of a lymph node
oscheocele, oscheocoeleswelling of the scrotum
spermatoceleA swelling on the epididymis or the testis
tumidity, tumidnessSlight swelling of an organ or part
BroaderenlargementThe state of being enlarged
symptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Spanishbulto, habón, hinchazón, roncha, tumefacción
Catalanbony, fava, inflor
Adjectivespuffyabnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
English > puffiness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaninglack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity.
Synonymsostentation, ostentatiousness, pomposity, pompousness, pretentiousness, splashiness, inflation
BroaderineleganceThe quality of lacking refinement and good taste
Spanishampulosidad, aparatosidad, ostentación, pomposidad, rimbombancia
Catalanaltisonància, ampul·lositat, aparatositat, grandiloqüència, ostentació, pompositat

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