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Poof   /puf/   Listen

Offensive term for an openly homosexual man.  Synonyms: fag, faggot, fagot, fairy, nance, pansy, poove, pouf, queen, queer.

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"Poof" Quotes from Famous Books

... into hers.) "That is how Alec won his throne. He is all heart. Those who paved the way for him were all brain. They plotted, and contrived, and spun their web with the murderous zeal of a spider; but, poof! in buzzes bluebottle Alec, and where are the schemers? Ah, my angel, if you knew everything you would be cheery as I and marry your King ...
— A Son of the Immortals • Louis Tracy

... hour your trouble go poof!" He made a ring of smoke and watched it fade away. "And you shall be 'appy man. If I ...
— The Bad Man • Charles Hanson Towne

... "Poof!" replied Grace. "Pitchers can be mended or replaced. What else is wrong? You're not groaning over ...
— Holiday Stories for Young People • Various

... lift-well is the finest possible place for a fire. There's a natural draught, and a free chance for every floor. Poof! And a flame's up nine stories in no time. And a really good mahogany lift would burn gorgeously, and give everything ...
— Hugo - A Fantasia on Modern Themes • Arnold Bennett

Words linked to "Poof" :   gay man, shirtlifter, disparagement, derogation, depreciation

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