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pom-pom

noun \ ˈpäm-ˌpäm \

Definition of pom-pom

1 :an ornamental ball or tuft used especially on clothing, caps, or costumes
2 :a handheld usually brightly colored fluffy ball flourished by cheerleaders

Origin and Etymology of pom-pom

alteration of pompon


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pom-pom

noun

Definition of pom-pom

:an automatic antiaircraft gun of 20 to 40 millimeters mounted especially on ships

Origin and Etymology of pom-pom

imitative; from the sound of its discharge


POM-POM Defined for Kids

pom-pom

noun \ ˈpäm-ˌpäm \

Definition of pom-pom for Students

1 :a small fluffy ball used as decoration especially on clothing
2 :a usually brightly colored fluffy ball waved by cheerleaders


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