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noun as in haircut

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By these standards, Eric Schneiderman is a mere fly buzzing around a thatch-roofed pompadour.

In 1745, Louis XV took as mistress one of the most notorious celebrities in all of Europe, the Marquise de Pompadour.

Cash teased his hair into a pompadour, swiveled his hips, amped up his drawl, and belted out a tune worthy of a quarter million.

The balustrade of a balcony in garlands a la Pompadour concealed the roof; only the lead cornices were visible.

Mrs. Wilbur Edes, although small, was masterly in everything, from waving a pompadour to conducting theatricals.

Tall as Wilbur Edes was, he was overshadowed by that immaculate blond pompadour and that plumed picture hat.

She mechanically passed the yellow comb into her hair, without looking into the Pompadour mirror.

It absolutely makes me shudder and reflect; but après nous le déluge was La Pompadour's maxim, and should be ours.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pompadour, such as: crew cut, hairdo, hairstyle, bangs, bob, and shingling.

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