Pouf Definition

po͝of
poufs
noun
poufs
An elaborate headdress worn by women, esp. in the 18th cent., and characterized by high rolls or puffs of hair.
Webster's New World
Any part of a dress, etc. gathered into a puff, or projection.
Webster's New World
A kind of ottoman or hassock.
Webster's New World
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A low cushioned seat with no back; a padded footstool. [from 19th c.]

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interjection

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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Other Word Forms of Pouf

Noun

Singular:
pouf
Plural:
poufs

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

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