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pouf

 (po͞of)
n.
1. A woman's hairstyle popular in the 1700s, characterized by high rolled puffs.
2. A part of a garment, such as a dress, that is gathered into a puff.
3. A rounded ottoman.

[French, from Old French, interjection used for a fall, of imitative origin.]

pouf′fy adj.

pouf

(puːf) or

pouffe

n
1. (Furniture) a large solid cushion, usually cylindrical or cubic in shape, used as a seat
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming)
a. a woman's hair style, fashionable esp in the 18th century, in which the hair is piled up in rolled puffs
b. a pad set in the hair to make such puffs
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a stuffed pad worn under panniers
4. derogatory slang Brit less common spellings of poof
[C19: from French; see puff]

pouf

(puf)

n.
1. a high headdress with the hair rolled in puffs, worn by women in the late 18th century.
3. a puff of material decorating or forming part of a dress or headdress.
4. Also, pouffe. a backless, usu. round, cushionlike seat, often large enough for several people.
[1810–20; < French; see puff]
poufed, pouffed, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pouf - offensive term for an openly homosexual manpouf - offensive term for an openly homosexual man
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
gay man, shirtlifter - a homosexual man
2.pouf - thick cushion used as a seat
seat - furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"
Translations
وسادَه مَحْشُوَّه للجُلوس
gólfpúîi
polsterēts soliņšspilvens sēdēšanai uz grīdas
puf

pouf

pouffe [puːf] N
1. (= seat) → puf(f) m
2. (Brit) = poof

pouf

pouffe [ˈpuːf] n (to sit on)pouf m

pouf(fe)

n
(= seat)Puff m
(Brit inf) = poof(ter)

pouf

pouffe [puːf] n
a. (seat) → pouf m inv
b. (Brit) (offensive) = poof

pouffe,

pouf

(puːf) noun
a large firm kind of cushion used as a seat.
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If anybody stood out at Fox's post-Emmys fete, it was Lady Caga, who floated gracefully through the crowd in a white, cloud-like gown with an enormous billowy pouf.
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