Definitions for: Pompadour

[n] a hair style in which the front hair is swept up from the forehead
[n] French noblewoman who was the lover of Louis XV, whose policies she influenced (1721-1764)
[v] style women's hair in a pompadour

Webster (1913) Definition: Pom"pa*dour, n.
A crimson or pink color; also, a style of dress cut low and
square in the neck; also, a mode of dressing the hair by
drawing it straight back from the forehead over a roll; -- so
called after the Marchioness de Pompadour of France. Also
much used adjectively.

Synonyms: Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompdour

See Also: coiffure, hair style, hairdo, marchioness, marquise, style

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