noun /puːf,ˌpuːˈfeɪ/
A thick cushion, sometimes of leather, used as a seat or a footstool, also pouf.

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  • pouffe — pouf [pu:f] n BrE a soft piece of furniture like a large ↑cushion, which you can sit on or rest your feet on …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pouffe — (also pouf) ► NOUN ▪ a cushioned footstool or low seat with no back. ORIGIN French …   English terms dictionary

  • Pouffe — Pouf Pouf, Pouffe Pouffe(p[=oo]f), n. [Written also {pouff}.] [F. pouf. Cf. {Puff}, n.] Lit., a puff; specif.: (a) A soft cushion, esp. one circular in shape and not, like a pillow, of bag form, or thin at the edges. (b) A piece of furniture like …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pouffe — pouffiasse ou poufiasse [ pufjas ] n. f. • pouffiace 1859; de 1. pouf ♦ Vulg. 1 ♦ Vieilli Prostituée. 2 ♦ Péj. Femme, fille que l on trouve vulgaire ou ridicule. Regarde un peu cette pouffiasse. T. d injure Va donc, eh, pouffiasse ! ⇒ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pouffe — pouf UK [puːf] / US [puf] or pouffe UK / US noun [countable] Word forms pouf : singular pouf plural poufs British a small soft piece of furniture that you can rest your feet on or sit on …   English dictionary

  • pouffe — noun see pouf …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pouffe — puːf n. seat made from a large pillow; stool, ottoman; woman s hairstyle in which the hair is rolled in large airy puffs (from the 18th century) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pouffe — [pu:f] (also pouf) noun a cushioned footstool or low seat with no back. Origin C19: from Fr. pouf, of imitative origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • pouffe — noun (C) BrE a pouf 1 (1) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pouffe — /ˈpʊfeɪ/ (say poofay), /pʊˈfeɪ/ (say poo fay) noun → pouf1 …   Australian English dictionary

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