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English

Etymology

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation

Homophones

  • pouf, pouffe (with certain dialects and/or accents)

Interjection

poof

  1. Onomatopoeia indicating a cloud of smoke or wind; caused by a deflating object, or a magical disappearance.
  1. Poof, he was gone.

Derived terms

Noun

Singular
poof

Plural
poofs or (jocular) pooves

poof (poofs or (jocular) pooves)
  1. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) A male homosexual, especially one who is effeminate.
  2. The product of flatulence, or the sound of breaking wind.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The release of scent from the anal sacs of a domestic ferret.

Synonyms

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to poof

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to poof (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To vanish or disappear.
    He poofed into thin air.
  2. To break wind; to fart.

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