Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: puffin
IPA transcription: [p'ʌf,ɪn]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: puffin
    Meaning: any of two genera of northern seabirds having short necks and brightly colored compressed bills
Usage examples
  • Puffin gave his alto cackling laugh.
  • "Yes, that's true enough," said Puffin.
  • "Hit you, I think," said Captain Puffin.
  • Puffin naturally saw it in another light.
  • Puffin added his falsetto cackle to this merriment.
  • "Well, what I tell you is true, Major," said Puffin.
  • Captain Puffin helped himself to rather more than half of what now remained in the flask.
  • Brain-work's an exhausting process; requires a little stimulant now and again," said Puffin.
  • Whatever it had been (diaries or what not) that used to keep him up, he had broken the habit now, whereas Captain Puffin had not.
  • But there was a light in Captain Puffin's house: he had a less impressionable nature than the Major and was in so many ways far inferior.