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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.
References in classic literature ?
Behind him, the French windows of the drawing-rooms through which he had passed gave glimpses, between swaying lace curtains, of glassy parquet floors islanded with chintz poufs, dwarf armchairs, and velvet tables covered with trifles in silver.
Their current product line ranges in price from $85 to $2980 and includes metal sculptures, wood-hewn items and an impressive collection of fabric-based poufs, pillows and handbags.
Des babouches vernies, des sacoches brodees ou encore des poufs fait main fabriques en cuir, enfin presque tout.
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Consisting of rugs, decorative pillows and poufs, the new line will be based on the images from National Geographic's photographic archive, including ones of feathers, landscapes, animals, microscopic plant cells, microorganisms and fossils.
Now producing everything from carpets, bathrobes and linen to throws and poufs, the home collection is large yet each item is perceptibly Missoni.
Des sieges, des petites tables en cuir blanc et des poufs et coussins sont poses ca et la, dans le jardin, sous les arbres dont le feuillage est traverses par un joli jeu de lumieres discret mais qui confere a l'ambiance un caractere feutre, tres intime.
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