- Poof is defined as the sound made to show that something disappeared.
An example of poof is what is written when a character diappears in a picture book.
- The definition of a poof is a slang and offensive term for a feminine gay male.
A gay man who carries a handbag is an example of a poof.
- used to express suddenness of disappearance. appearance, etc.
Origin of poofechoic of a sudden discharge
Origin of poofImitative
Origin of poofProbably alteration of puff braggart, gay man from puff (influenced by poof 1)
(plural poofs or pooves)
(third-person singular simple present poofs, present participle poofing, simple past and past participle poofed)
- To vanish or disappear.
- He poofed into thin air.
- To break wind; to fart.