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Definition of "pouf" [pouf]

  • A woman's hairstyle popular in the 18th century, characterized by high rolled puffs. (noun)
  • A part of a garment, such as a dress, that is gathered into a puff. (noun)
  • A rounded ottoman. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pouf" in a sentence
  • "This delightful Drops pouf is a chair made of an inner tube covered with recycled upholstery material."
  • "In the 1980s, a French haute couturier named Christian Lacroix set the fashion world on fire with a curious invention called the pouf skirt."
  • "Weary travelers of the space-time continuum can rest on occasional furniture like a woolen ottoman called a pouf stool $590."