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pompadour

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noun pom·pa·dour \ˈpäm-pə-ˌdȯr\

Simple Definition of pompadour

  • : a hairstyle worn especially by men in which the hair is combed into a high mound at the front of the head

Full Definition of pompadour

  1. 1 a :  a man's style of hairdressing in which the hair is combed into a high mound in front b :  a woman's style of hairdressing in which the hair is brushed into a loose full roll around the face

  2. 2 :  hair dressed in a pompadour

pom·pa·doured play \-ˌdȯrd\ adjective

Origin of pompadour

Marquise de Pompadour


First Known Use: 1756


Pompadour

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biographical name Pom·pa·dour \ˈpäm-pə-ˌdȯr, -ˌdu̇r\

Definition of Pompadour

  1. Madame de 1721–1764 Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson; mistress of Louis XV





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