A cushioned footstool or low seat with no back.
- 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.
Late 19th century: from French pouf, of imitative origin.
Words that rhyme with pouffealoof, behoof, goof, hoof, proof, roof, shadoof, spoof, Tartuffe, underproof, woof woof
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