from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman's hairstyle formed by sweeping the hair straight up from the forehead into a high, turned-back roll.
- n. A man's hairstyle with the hair brushed up from the forehead.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A woman's hairstyle.
- n. A man's hairstyle of the 1950s.
- n. A crimson or pink colour.
- v. To style hair into a pompadour
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A head-dress worn by women about the middle of the eighteenth century; also, a mode of dressing the hair by rolling it off the forehead over a cushion, later in use.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. style women's hair in a pompadour
- n. French noblewoman who was the lover of Louis XV, whose policies she influenced (1721-1764)
- n. a hair style in which the front hair is swept up from the forehead
After the Marquise de Pompadour.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Pompadour, after Madame de Pompadour (1721–1764), mistress of Louis XV. (Wiktionary)