Etymology
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pompadour (n.)

1750s in reference to fashions of dress, etc., among the French aristocracy, especially a women's hairstyle with the hair swept up over the forehead, in recognition of Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour (1721-1764), mistress of Louis XV from 1745-50, who wore her hair in an upswept style rolled off from the forehead over a cushion. Her name also was used in her lifetime in reference to accessories, furniture, and a certain shade of crimson or pink. The estate of Pompadour is in the Limousin region. By 1887 in reference to a men's hairstyle.

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Definitions of pompadour
1
pompadour (v.)
style women's hair in a pompadour;
2
pompadour (n.)
a hair style in which the front hair is swept up from the forehead;
3
Pompadour (n.)
French noblewoman who was the lover of Louis XV, whose policies she influenced (1721-1764);
Synonyms: Marquise de Pompadour / Jeanne Antoinette Poisson
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