Definition of pouffe in English:

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pouffe

Pronunciation: /po͞of/
(also pouf)

noun

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.

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with pouffe

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

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Syllabification: pouffe

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