Complete Definition of "poof"

English
tearoom

Etymology
onomatopoetic|Onomatopoetic.

Pronunciation
poÍof, /pÊf/, /<tt>pUf</tt>/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Êf|-Êf

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

Interjection
en-intj

  1. onomatopoeia|Onomatopoeia indicating a cloud of smoke.

#:Poof, he was gone.

Noun
en-noun|poofs or (jocular) pooves

  1. context|UK|US|Australian English|pejorative|slang A male homosexual, especially one who is effeminate.
  2. The product of flatulence, or the sound of breaking wind.

Synonyms
horse's hoof (cockney rhyming slang)
poofta, pooftah, poofter

Translations
trans-top|A male homosexual.
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|The product of flatulence.
trans-mid
trans-bottom

ttbc|French: tapette f, tante f

Verb
en-verb

  1. To vanish or disappear.

#: He poofed into thin air.

  1. To break wind; to fart.

Category:Onomatopoeia

fr:poof
io:poof
vi:poof
zh:poof

Revision and Credits for"poof"
  • 2007-07-24 02:37 - BD2412 - onomatopoeic --> onomatopoetic, Replaced: nomatopoeic → nomatopoetic (2) ([[Project:AWB|AWB]])

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