Sexual DictionaryDictionary of the F-Word
poof:1. Or: poofter / poufta(h) / pouffe / poove , obsolescent or obsolete, chiefly British and Australian usage, for a male homosexual .
ETYMOLOGY: C19 th term for a would-be actor; derived from the French pouffe meaning puff .
2. During the Renaissance, in meant to imitate the noise of a fart .
See Also: foop, fooper, horse's hoof, iron, iron hoof, pood, poofta(h), poofter, poove, poud, pouffe, pouve, puff
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