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bouffant

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Etymology

French, from Middle French; present participle of bouffer, to puff

Pronunciation

Adjective

bouffant

  1. Of hair or clothing, full-bodied or puffy; puffed out away from head or body.
    Her bouffant suit made her seem much heavier than her petite figure actually was.

Noun

Singular
bouffant

Plural
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  1. A popular hairstyle in the mid-to-late 16th century, nowadays common with poodles.

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Verb

bouffant

  1. Present participle of bouffer.

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