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Origin of poof1
Words nearby poof
Definition for poof (2 of 2)
noun British Slang.
Origin of poof2
Example sentences from the Web for poof
You believe that your body can make everything good; just one glimpse of your sculpted, toned beauty and—poof!
The magic of landing my first role on Broadway went “poof” in a matter of a few weeks.
Someone wins an election and, poof, they are a candidate for vice president.Scott Walker May Be the GOP’s New Darling, but There’s No Way He’ll Be on Romney’s Ticket|Mark McKinnon|June 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And poof, the horrifying details of violent forced sex disappear.
Exogenously higher income"—that is, wealth that comes, poof, out of the blue—"produces unhealthy living.
Thinking of fresh yams and fruit, I pulled off the leaves, and there—poof!Tropic Days|E. J. Banfield
Poof—crack—bang, went off another explosion; and up bounced Old Hellyer, as if a catapult had been applied below his seat.On Board the Esmeralda|John Conroy Hutcheson
He had volunteered this service and accomplish it he must, in face of all obstacles, or poof!The Carpet from Bagdad|Harold MacGrath
Not even when, with poof and a yellow flare, the gas tank of one of the cars exploded.A Feast of Demons|William Morrison
From de moment de stick pegins to p'int, you mustn't speak von vord, for shoost as soon as you do—poof!