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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.
A wide satin headband is the perfect hair accessory to finish off the front of your bouffant.
WITH his penchant for billowing silk shirts and equally big bouffant hair, Michael Flatley was never known for being a heart-throb.
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.
Bouffant bozo James May declared: "By working together we eventually pulled out a lead.
The one-time psychiatrist and aspiring poet successfully disguised his appearance, exchanging his trademark grey, bouffant hairstyle for a bushy white beard.
The eccentric Portsmouth goalkeeper, whose trips to the hair salon in the past have included a bouffant, permed and a platted look, decided a step back in time was appropriate at Newcastle.
North Korea's communist government is waging war against men with long hair, calling them unhygienic antisocialist fools, and even leader Kim Jong Il has trimmed his famous bouffant locks.
White toothpaste loan1 echoes her pale hair, the significant, storied bouffant of 1964's It Girl, a coif sublime and disordered, the regalia of a de facto aristocrat eager to get up on the wrong side of the bed.