Pouf meaning

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A rounded ottoman.
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A woman's hairstyle popular in the 1700s, characterized by high rolled puffs.
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A part of a garment, such as a dress, that is gathered into a puff.
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An elaborate headdress worn by women, esp. in the 18th cent., and characterized by high rolls or puffs of hair.
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Any part of a dress, etc. gathered into a puff, or projection.
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A kind of ottoman or hassock.
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(historical) A headdress for women popular in 18th century France. [from 18th c.]
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A high hair style for women consisting of a roll or pad of hair, worn up. [from 19th c.]
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A low cushioned seat with no back; a padded footstool. [from 19th c.]
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A short skirt gathered into a rounded puffy shape; a puffball. [from 20th c.]
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A ball of fabric (such as nylon monofilament netting) used for washing (as an alternative to a flannel, washcloth, sponge, etc.).
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(dated) A small saddle cushion worn atop the buttocks (as a fashion trend - similar to a bustle).
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Alternative form of puff.
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Alternative form of poof.
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Onomatopoeia indicating a cloud of smoke or wind; caused by a deflating object, or a magical disappearance.

Pouf, he was gone.

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(dressmaking) Part of an item of clothing consisting of gathered fabric in a bunch. [from 19th c.]
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Origin of pouf

  • French from Old French interjection used for a fall of imitative origin
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French pouf, pouff, of imitative origin; compare puff.
    From Wiktionary
  • Imitative.
    From Wiktionary