A pouffe mantras during the campaign was that he only mingles with reporters "when it serves a purpose."
I had indeed hoped that my name was well known enough to—pouffe!
"style of elaborate female head-dress," 1817 (in reference to styles of c.1780), from French bouffer "to blow out, puff," probably of imitative origin. In dress-making, recorded from 1869; in reference to over-stuffed cushions, 1884. As a verb by 1882 (implied in pouffed).