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/bamf/ 1. [Old X-Men comics] Notional sound made by a person or object teleporting in or out of the hearer's vicinity. Often used in virtual reality (especially MUD) electronic fora when a character wishes to make a dramatic entrance or exit.
2. The sound of magical transformation, used in virtual reality fora.
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