puff·ery /'pə-fə-rē/ n: puffing
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
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Puffery — Puff er*y, n. The act of puffing; bestowment of extravagant commendation. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
puffery — inflated laudation [OED], 1782, from PUFF (Cf. puff) in its figurative sense + ERY (Cf. ery) … Etymology dictionary
puffery — ► NOUN ▪ exaggerated praise … English terms dictionary
puffery — [puf′ərē] n. exaggerated praise, as in advertising … English World dictionary
Puffery — Peacock words redirects here. For the Wikipedia policy, see Wikipedia:Manual of Style (words to watch). Puffery as a legal term refers to promotional statements and claims that express subjective rather than objective views, which no reasonable… … Wikipedia
puffery — noun Date: 1782 exaggerated commendation especially for promotional purposes ; hype … New Collegiate Dictionary
puffery — /puf euh ree/, n., pl. pufferies. 1. undue or exaggerated praise. 2. publicity, acclaim, etc., that is full of undue or exaggerated praise. [1775 85; PUFF + ERY] * * * … Universalium
puffery — noun a) An act of puffing. b) Fulsome public praise … Wiktionary
puffery — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A systematic effort or part of this effort to increase the importance or reputation of by favorable publicity: advertisement, ballyhoo, buildup, promotion, publicity. Informal: pitch, plug. Slang: hype. See KNOWLEDGE … English dictionary for students
puffery — puffÂ·erÂ·y || pÊŒfÉ™rÉª n. exaggerated praise, extravagant commendation … English contemporary dictionary