how to pronounce pompadour


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pompadour is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of pompadour in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… theatre pompadour which included mime …”

meanings of pompadour


  1. A women's hairstyle in which the hair is swept upwards from the face and worn high over the forehead.
  2. A men's hairstyle of the 1950s.
  3. A corsage with low square neck.
  4. A pattern for silk, with leaves and flowers in pink, blue, and gold.
  5. A crimson or pink colour.


  1. To style hair into a pompadour.

pompadour frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pompadour occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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