adjective \bü-ˈfänt, ˈbü-ˌ\

: having a full and rounded shape

Full Definition of BOUFFANT

:  puffed out <bouffant hairdos> <a bouffant veil>

Origin of BOUFFANT

French, from Middle French, from present participle of bouffer to puff
First Known Use: 1832


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