2. An all-encompassing word oft used in response to confrontation. Alludes to/implicates apathy, disaffection, resistance, and noncompliance. It relates ones commitment to achieving a goal or persisting forward action despite whatever obstacle might have prevented said goal from being achieved.)
* Usage is often accompanied by a hand motion similar to that of the Italian belisima hand gesture, or the Californian talk to the hand hand gesture.
"Poof. We'll sneak in."
"Gosh, history is hard."
"Poof! We're out of class, so it's out of my mind ."
2. A derogatory term for a Christian, usually a Creationist. Comes from the thought that everything was created as it was about ten thousand years ago, thus it would make a giant "poof!" noise such as a magician making a rabbit disappear.
2. The poof goes to church regularly on Sundays.