puffer

n.

  1. One who puffs; one who praises with noisy or extravagant commendation.
  2. One who is employed by the owner or seller of goods sold at suction to bid up the price; a by-bidder.
  3. Any plectognath fish which inflates its body, as the species of Tetrodon and Diodon; -- called also blower, puff-fish, swellfish, and globefish.
  4. The common, or harbor, porpoise.
  5. A kier.