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poof

UK slang term for a flagrantly gay man.
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Sir Stirling, 83, said: "I hope the actor would be masculine - not a poofter or anything like that.
sportsmanship of which only FIFA's Fair Play poofters could be proud
11) This conversational introduction, which encourages young readers to feel comfortable in identifying with same-sex desire, flows into a broader statement of the authors' position: 'They call us queers; the women lezzos and the men poofters.
After calling into question the accuracy of popular images of poofters as men who 'flap their wrists' and lezzos as women who are 'big with short hair', the booklet tackles some other 'wild stories' (12-13).
Um, I don't mind gay, gay ladies but I hate gay poofters, 'cause, they spread the AIDS virus, about, and they deserve to get bashed.
The court was told that the 15-year-old was heard leaving the scene, saying: "I hate gays and poofters.
Emigrant Scot Jimmy, who shares his surname, played with a midfielder called JohnnyWarren who wrote an autobiography entitled Sheilas, Wogs and Poofters.
Because far from being the kind of laddish Northerner who believes men's toiletries are only for luvvies and poofters, you've just got to look at John's hair to know he's a damn sight more familiar with thickening mousse and styling gel than he's letting on.
The most famous book about football in Australia is called Sheilas, Wogs and Poofters, by godfather of football here, the late Johnny Warren.
He signed it: "Dennis Mulheron, freedom fighter against communist governments, feminists, poofters, niggers, abo's, Jews, Muslims.
Soldiers do not want poofters in the Army and they will not tolerate them.