noun see poofter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • poof — 1. interjection /pʊf,puːf/ Onomatopoeia indicating a cloud of smoke or wind; caused by a deflating object, or a magical disappearance. Poof, he was gone. 2. noun /pʊf,puːf/ a) A male homosexual, especially one who is effeminate …   Wiktionary

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