[ ouf, oof ]

  1. an elf or goblin.

Origin of ouphe

First recorded in 1615–25; scribal variant of oaf

Words Nearby ouphe

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How to use ouphe in a sentence

  • ouphe, pronounced "oof," is an old-fashioned word for goblin or elf.

    Wonder-Box Tales | Jean Ingelow
  • Come down, Kitty; only come down to see what the ouphe has left us.

    Wonder-Box Tales | Jean Ingelow