- an act of forcible exhalation
- Puffing and panting we continued to run with renewed vigor.
- "A-hem!" Alice boasted, puffing up with pride.
- I'm not a mountaineer, and I don't aspire to be one, but it's so cool to stand on a summit and see the world around me from places one can only get to on foot, with a lot of huffing and puffing and sweat along the way.