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poof | poofter

This page is about the slang term poof | poofter



an offensive, derogatory word meaning a gay man

For example

  • Everybody thought Gavin was a poof because he liked classical music and going to the ballet.

  • Boys in my high school used to go "poofter bashing". They'd find a guy in the park they thought was gay, and they'd beat him up.

Quick Quiz

The words "poof" and "poofter" are offensive words used by hateful bigots in order to insult

a. Christians

b. Jewish people

c. gay men and boys
a) Christians b) Jewish people c) gay men and boys

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Contributor: Matt Errey