pouf

noun
\ ˈpüf How to pronounce pouf (audio) \
variants: or less commonly pouffe

Definition of pouf

2 : a bouffant or fluffy part of a garment or accessory

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Other Words from pouf

poufed or pouffed \ ˈpüft How to pronounce pouffed (audio) \ adjective

Examples of pouf in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Top each serving of pudding with some of the rhubarb and a nice pouf of cream. Jessica Battilana, SFChronicle.com, "Vanilla pudding recipe with roasted rhubarb is a cool bowl of comfort," 12 June 2020 Kylie Jenner stands atop a suede pouf next at home in Los Angeles. Washington Post, "Don’t overlook splashy coffee table books as holiday gifts," 19 Nov. 2019 Kylie Jenner stands atop a suede pouf next at home in Los Angeles. Washington Post, "Don’t overlook splashy coffee table books as holiday gifts," 19 Nov. 2019 Polizzi popped on a leopard print top, oversized sunglasses, crimson lipstick and of course, put her hair up in the famous pouf. Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, "Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi Recreates Her Iconic Jersey Shore Pouf Hairstyle in TikTok Video," 30 Apr. 2020 Kylie Jenner stands atop a suede pouf next at home in Los Angeles. Washington Post, "Don’t overlook splashy coffee table books as holiday gifts," 19 Nov. 2019 And then there was her commanding pièce de résistance—that towering and tightly-coiled lavender pouf. Vogue, "Camp Beauty: Dara, Paloma Elsesser, and More Go Maximalist for the Annual Pre-Met Party," 6 May 2019 Kylie Jenner stands atop a suede pouf next at home in Los Angeles. Washington Post, "Don’t overlook splashy coffee table books as holiday gifts," 19 Nov. 2019 For the cleanest lines, a fluffy, white pouf is best. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "Cloudy with a chance of sprinkles: Orlando celebrates Cotton Candy Day," 6 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of pouf

1817, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pouf

French pouf, something inflated, of imitative origin

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Last Updated

15 Jun 2020

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“Pouf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pouf. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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