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pouffe

Saltos de línea: pouffe
Pronunciación: /puːf
 
/
(also pouf)

Definición de pouffe en inglés:

sustantivo

A cushioned footstool or low seat with no back.
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.

Origen

late 19th century: from French pouf (see pouf2).

Words that rhyme with pouffe

aloof, behoof, goof, hoof, proof, roof, shadoof, spoof, Tartuffe, underproof, woofwoof

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