|1.||[ noun ] (meteorology) a short light gust of air|
|2.||[ noun ] (baseball) a strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike|
|3.||[ verb ] smoke and exhale strongly|
"puff a cigar" "whiff a pipe"
|Related terms:||smoke puff|
|4.||[ verb ] utter with a puff of air|
"whiff out a prayer"
|Related terms:||talk puff|
|5.||[ verb ] (baseball) of a baseball batter: strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third|
|Related terms:||strike_out baseball|
|6.||[ verb ] drive or carry as if by a puff of air|
"The gust of air whiffed away the clouds"
|Related terms:||blow puff|
|7.||[ verb ] perceive by inhaling through the nose|
"sniff the perfume"
|Related terms:||smell sniff_out sniff|
|8.||[ noun ] (zoology) a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil|
|Related terms:||lefteye_flounder horned_whiff Citharichthys|