bouf

bouf
bouf, boufaleau
obs. ff. beef, buffalo n.

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  • bouf — bouf·fan·cy; bouf·fant; bouf·fon; …   English syllables

  • bouf|fante — «boo fahnT», adjective. French. bouffant (the feminine form) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bouf|fant — «boo FAHNT; French boo fahn», adjective, noun. –adj. puffed out; billowy: »a bouffant skirt, a bouffant hairdo. –n. a woman s puffed out hairdo: »... a lady in the audience who wore a mink jacket and a big bouffant (Harper s). ╂[< French… …   Useful english dictionary

  • boufйe dйlirante — bou·fйe dй·li·rante (boo faґ da le rahntґ) [Fr. “delirious outburst”] a reactive psychosis resembling schizophrenia but having a duration of less than three months and a favorable prognosis. It is roughly the French counterpart to… …   Medical dictionary

  • bouf·fant — /buˈfɑːnt, Brit ˈbuːˌfɒŋ/ adj : having a full and rounded shape a bouffant skirt usually used to refer to a hairstyle in which the hair is up and away from the head in a full, rounded shape bouffant hairdos from the 1950s …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bouffonnerie — Bouf|fon|ne|rie 〈[buf ] f. 19; bes. Theat.〉 Ulk, Scherz, Spaßhaftigkeit, Possenreißerei [frz.] * * * Bouf|fon|ne|rie, die; , n [...i:ən; frz. bouffonnerie, zu: bouffon = Possenreißer < ital. buffone, ↑Buffo] (veraltet): Spaßhaftigkeit,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • boufre — ⇒BOUF(F)RE, (BOUFRE, BOUFFRE)interj. et subst. masc. A. [L exclam. a valeur de juron atténué] : • J y retournerai aujourd hui et entrerai, bouffre! y eût il tout un train d attelages à la Daumont avec des Schahs et des Norodoms dedans! VERLAINE,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bouffre — ⇒BOUF(F)RE, (BOUFRE, BOUFFRE)interj. et subst. masc. A. [L exclam. a valeur de juron atténué] : • J y retournerai aujourd hui et entrerai, bouffre! y eût il tout un train d attelages à la Daumont avec des Schahs et des Norodoms dedans! VERLAINE,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bouffonnerie — Bouf|fon|ne|rie 〈[buf ] f.; Gen.: , Pl.: n; bes. Theat.〉 Ulk, Scherz, Possenreißerei [Etym.: frz.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • bouffant — bouf|fant [ˈbu:fɔŋ, fɔnt US bu:ˈfa:nt] adj [Date: 1800 1900; : French; Origin: , present participle of bouffer to swell ] a bouffant hair style is one in which your hair is raised away from your head at the top …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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