bouffant

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

French, from Middle French; present participle of bouffer, to puff

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bouffant

  1. Of hair or clothing, full-bodied or puffy; puffed out away from head or body.
    Her bouffant suit made her seem much heavier than her petite figure actually was.

Noun[edit]

bouffant (plural bouffants)

  1. A popular hairstyle in the mid-to-late 16th century, nowadays common with poodles.

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Verb[edit]

bouffant

  1. Present participle of bouffer.