Pom-pom



[pom-pom] /ˈpɒmˌpɒm/

noun
1.
an automatic antiaircraft cannon.
[pom-pom] /ˈpɒmˌpɒm/
noun
1.
Also, pompon. an ornamental tuft or ball of feathers, wool, or the like, used on hats, slippers, etc.
2.
(def 3).
/ˈpɒmpɒm/
noun
1.
an automatic rapid-firing, small-calibre cannon, esp a type of anti-aircraft cannon used in World War II Also called pompom
/ˈpɒmpɒm/
noun
1.
a ball of tufted silk, wool, feathers, etc, worn on a hat for decoration
2.

n.

“Maxim automatic gun,” 1899, of imitative origin, soldiers’ slang from the Boer War. For the ornamental tuft, see pompom.
n.

“ornamental round tuft” (originally on a hat, etc.), 1748, alteration of pompon “ornamental tuft; tuft-like flower head,” from French pompon (1725), of unknown origin; perhaps related to Old French pompe “pomp.”

noun

The sex act; screwing

[WWII Army; perhaps fr the echoic name pom-pom of various rapid-fire automatic guns, found by 1889]

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