Male homosexual, but the particular nuance is not easy to isolate. On the surface, it is clearly a term of opprobrium. But no one can say it with a straight face, and so it takes on the air of cheerful self-mockery that we associate with Dame Edna or Crocodile Dundee.
Nobody out there but poofters sand sellers of loose joints.
by Buce July 18, 2005
another word for a homosexual
you fucking poofter!
by UnKnown February 13, 2003
Aussie slang for a homosexual, used first in the 60's. Now used all around the world. poofter is the same as "fart knocker"(which also means homosexual)
"piss off you rooting poofter"
by Wyll Smyth April 03, 2006
Brit/Aussie slang for a male homosexual, based on the permanant stretching of the anus that results from repeated anal sex, which causes farts to be emitted with a "pooft" sound rather than the usual, stacatto "bra-a-a-p".
I took my kids to the park, but it turned out to be Gay Pride Week, and we encountered a poofter parade.
by anonymous1999 December 15, 2007
A male homosexual, often one who is also effeminite in his mannerisms. Used exclusively in a negative sense by heterosexuals. Word variant: poof
You know why Cyril wears pink? It's because he's a poofter, that's why!
by Xaviana December 01, 2003
another word for a gay
shut up you bunch of poofters
by graham is the best October 23, 2007
Well it's just another word for a gay dude, the rest the rest of the world stole it from us Aussies, so I am here by taking it back.
Andrew: *running around in hot pink assless chaps with a muscle shirt on and a little shitzu with him*

Me: "Oh Jesus Christ andrew, your such a bloody poofter"

Andrew: "Oh be nice" * runs away crying with his shitzu behind him
by Thadius T. Third III November 15, 2005
A passive or emasculated male.
Stop babying him like that! You're going to turn him into a poofter!
by Reed February 17, 2004

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