Origin of pouf1
OTHER WORDS FROM poufpoufed, pouffed, adjectivepoufy, pouffy, adjective
Words nearby pouf
Other definitions for pouf (2 of 2)
How to use pouf in a sentence
Example: "Standing in one corner…4'9", two inches with the pouf—Snooki Polizzi.
The smallest housemate's pouf is about as iconic as her orange skin, though she's decided to retire the former.
Pong, going through the motions of drawing a gun from his belt, and puffing out his cheeks, uttered an explosive "pouf!"The Pony Rider Boys in Texas|Frank Gee Patchin
It is a stuffed affair (pouf), very heavy, but easily capable of gliding over the floor.Mysterious Psychic Forces|Camille Flammarion
Wherever she goes she is the cynosure of all eyes, and then—Pouf!In Vanity Fair|Eleanor Hoyt Brainerd
But when the Fatherland is in danger, then killing signifies nothing—is of no consequence—pouf!The Dark Star|Robert W. Chambers
So now a protesting chorus arose from the children as Colin, with a scornful “Pouf!”Joan of Arc|Lucy Foster Madison
British Dictionary definitions for pouf
- a woman's hair style, fashionable esp in the 18th century, in which the hair is piled up in rolled puffs
- a pad set in the hair to make such puffs