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poof

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interjection \ˈpüf, ˈpu̇f\

Definition of poof

  1. —used to express disdain or dismissal or to suggest instantaneous occurrence

1824

First Known Use of poof

1824


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poof

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noun \ˈpüv, ˈpu̇v\
variants: or less commonly

poove

Definition of poof

plural

poofs

also

pooves

British, disparaging + offensive

  1. :  a male homosexual

Origin and Etymology of poof

perhaps alteration of 2puff


First Known Use: 1833


POOF Defined for English Language Learners

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poof

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interjection \ˈpüf, ˈpu̇f\

Definition of poof for English Language Learners

  • —used to say that something has happened suddenly or that someone or something has disappeared

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