pouf

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noun \ˈpüf\
variants: or less commonly

pouffe

Definition of pouf

  1. 1 :  puff 3b(3)

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

  3. 3 :  ottoman

poufed

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pouffed

play \ˈpüft\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pouf

French pouf, something inflated, of imitative origin


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