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bouffée

An obsolete nonspecific term for a transient attack, crisis or episode.
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Big Bouffant will have girls of all ages admiring Annabelle's confidence and daring, sympathizing with her difficult moments, and laughing at her huge pile of hair.
There, the Minions pledge allegiance to bouffant super-villain Scarlet Overkill (voiced by Sandra Bullock) and her inventor husband Herb (Jon Hamm), who are plotting to steal the Crown Jewels from Queen Elizabeth II (Jennifer Saunders).
Of course, the bouffant is best suited to the vintage 60s look, so think pencil skirts, simple straight dresses and beautiful earrings.
When I was 20 I didn't have a care, just clothes and shoes and silly bouffant hair.
Eleanor will long be remembered for her gracious smile, bouffant hair, hard work, and famous homemade deserts.
Before he revolutionised the industry in the 1960s, British women really did have their hair dressed - a visit to the salon usually involved having their locks set in curlers, teased into a bouffant and then lacquered solid.
As the leading components of '80s hair-spray metal, along with bands like Motley Crue and Twisted Sister, the amount of harmful CFCs they released into the environment in order to keep their bouffant barnets back-combed must have been utterly shocking.
It's entirely inappropriate to put a four-year-old in a bouffant like she's Brigitte Bardot," the magazine added.
Gone is the Teen Wolf-inspired backcombed bouffant in favour of a sleek blonde bob.
Bouffant bozo James May declared: "By working together we eventually pulled out a lead.