bouffant

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adjective bouf·fant \bü-ˈfänt, ˈbü-ˌ\

Definition of bouffant

  1. :  puffed out bouffant hairdos a bouffant veil

Origin and Etymology of bouffant

French, from Middle French, from present participle of bouffer to puff


First Known Use: 1826


BOUFFANT Defined for English Language Learners

bouffant

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adjective bouf·fant \bü-ˈfänt, ˈbü-ˌ\

Definition of bouffant for English Language Learners

  • : having a full and rounded shape

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