Pouffy



[poof] /puf/

noun
1.
a high headdress with the hair rolled in puffs, worn by women in the late 18th century.
2.
an arrangement of the hair over a pad; .
3.
a puff of material as an ornament on a dress or headdress.
4.
Also, pouffe. a broad, backless, usually round, cushionlike seat, often large enough for several people.
/puːf/
noun
1.
a large solid cushion, usually cylindrical or cubic in shape, used as a seat
2.

3.
a stuffed pad worn under panniers
4.
(Brit, derogatory, slang) (pʊf; puːf) less common spellings of poof
n.

“style of elaborate female head-dress,” 1817 (in reference to styles of c.1780), from French bouffer “to blow out, puff,” probably of imitative origin. In dress-making, recorded from 1869; in reference to over-stuffed cushions, 1884. As a verb by 1882 (implied in pouffed).

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