[pom-puh-dawr, -dohr, -doo r] /ˈpɒm pəˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr, -ˌdʊər/
an arrangement of a man’s hair in which it is brushed up high from the forehead.
an arrangement of a woman’s hair in which it is raised over the forehead in a roll, sometimes over a pad.
a pink or crimson color.
[pom-puh-dawr, -dohr, -doo r; French pawn-pa-door] /ˈpɒm pəˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr, -ˌdʊər; French pɔ̃ paˈdur/
Marquise de (Jeanne Antoinette Poisson Le Normant d’Étioles) 1721–64, mistress of Louis XV of France.
an early 18th-century hairstyle for women, having the front hair arranged over a pad to give it greater height and bulk
Marquise de, title of Jeanne Antoinette Poisson. 1721–64, mistress of Louis XV of France (1745–64), whom she greatly influenced
1887 as a men’s hairstyle; 1899 as a woman’s style with the hair swept up over the forehead, in recognition of Jeanne-Antionette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour (1721-1764), mistress of Louis XV from 1745-50, who wore her hair in an upswept style. Used in her lifetime in reference to various fashions, accessories, colors, furniture, etc. The estate of Pompadour is in the Limousin region.
- Pomp and circumstance
noun splendid celebration with ceremony and fuss; also, the title of several military marches played at ceremonies, such as graduations
[pom-puh-noh] /ˈpɒm pəˌnoʊ/ noun, plural (especially collectively) pompano (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) pompanos. 1. a deep-bodied food fish, Trachinotus carolinus, inhabiting waters off the South Atlantic and Gulf states. 2. a food fish, Preprilus simillimus, of California. 3. . /ˈpɒmpəˌnəʊ/ noun (pl) -no, -nos 1. any of several deep-bodied carangid […]
noun 1. a city in SE Florida.
[pom-pee-uh, -pey-uh] /pɒmˈpi ə, -ˈpeɪ ə/ noun 1. flourished 1st century b.c, second wife of Julius Caesar, divorced in 62 b.c. Compare , (def 2).