1. [ noun ] (meteorology) a short light gust of air
Synonyms: puff_of_air puff
Related terms: gust
2. [ noun ] (baseball) a strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike
Related terms: strikeout
3. [ verb ] smoke and exhale strongly
Synonyms: puff

"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
Synonyms: sniff

"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