Definition of pouffe in English:

pouffe

Syllabification: pouffe
Pronunciation: /po͞of
 
/
(also pouf)

noun

  • A cushioned footstool or low seat with no back.
    More example sentences
    • One wonders what bad experiences the sensitive prince has had with unsympathetic sofas or aggressive pouffes.
    • An aperture in the back wall is incised in the form of an unmoulded stilted arch; there is one low table round which diners slump on leather pouffes; the other tables are covered in cloths of thick striped material.
    • Startled, they all plopped themselves into chairs or pouffes.

Origin

late 19th century: from French pouf, of imitative origin.

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