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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Pong, going through the motions of drawing a gun from his belt, and puffing out his cheeks, uttered an explosive "pouf!"
It is a stuffed affair (pouf), very heavy, but easily capable of gliding over the floor.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
Wherever she goes she is the cynosure of all eyes, and then—Pouf!
IN VANITY FAIRELEANOR HOYT BRAINERD
But when the Fatherland is in danger, then killing signifies nothing—is of no consequence—pouf!
THE DARK STARROBERT W. CHAMBERS
So now a protesting chorus arose from the children as Colin, with a scornful “Pouf!”
JOAN OF ARCLUCY FOSTER MADISON
The sound was scarcely heard in the gale, only a slight pouf, but it split the boat lengthways like a ripe pea-pod.
EGHOLM AND HIS GODJOHANNES BUCHHOLTZ
My skin is fine and clear, if not as pale as the white faces; and yours—pouf!
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD DETROITAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
I watch the others like a hawk; the instant a man looks too serious—pouf!
I'll remember those black Rabbits with the black coffin on their shoulders and I'll take the glass and pouf!
THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIOC. COLLODI--PSEUDONYM OF CARLO LORENZINI
A flash expiring, a mote of fading sparkle, a dim-pulsing and dying organism—pouf!

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judderverb (used without object) | [juhd-er ]SEE DEFINITION