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Origin of pouf1
OTHER WORDS FROM poufpoufed, pouffed, adjectivepouf·y, pouf·fy, adjective
Words nearby pouf
Definition for pouf (2 of 2)
noun British Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
Example sentences from the Web for pouf
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.
They quarreled; the Spahi drew first; and then, pouf et passe!Under Two Flags|Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
You may do your worst, but I can gain the ear of the king, and then—pouf!The Coming of the King|James Hocking
And when thou comest, well—one embraces—a little music—and then pouf!The Pretty Lady |Arnold E. Bennett
The Emperor has gone to Metzeh piff, pouf, boum, where is your Bismarck then!The Garden of Swords|Max Pemberton
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
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