EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic.

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InterjectionEdit

poof

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

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NounEdit

poof (plural poofs or pooves)

  1. (UK, derogatory, colloquial) A male homosexual, especially one who is effeminate.
  2. The product of flatulence, or the sound of breaking wind.

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VerbEdit

poof (third-person singular simple present poofs, present participle poofing, simple past and past participle poofed)

  1. To vanish or disappear.
    He poofed into thin air.
  2. To break wind; to fart.

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Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 19:03