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  • n. Plural form of pompon.

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Examples

  • Since leaving Loveland, Ohio, Randolph has spent three years living at Athens State Mental Hospital while working her way through college, earned her living on the "slime line" in a salmon processing plant (pulling blood balls off the fish as they moved down a conveyor belt), and using cheerleader pompons to clean off rocks coated with crude oil following the 1989 toxic spill from the Exxon Valdez.

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  • She's a hot gangly mess, twirling pompons and posing for Tareq before she heads off to "rehearse" for her half-time "performance" with the Washington Redskins alumni cheerleaders.

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  • Since leaving Loveland, Ohio, Randolph has spent three years living at Athens State Mental Hospital while working her way through college, earned her living on the "slime line" in a salmon processing plant pulling blood balls off the fish as they moved down a conveyor belt, and using cheerleader pompons to clean off rocks coated with crude oil following the 1989 toxic spill from the Exxon Valdez.

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  • Their performance goes past high-octane all the way to pure diesel, from the mix-and-matched horn players prancing a deranged New Orleans funeral parade, to the crew of cheerleaders pumping their pompons, high-kicking their sneakers, and weaving high-energy mischief across the stage and through the crowd like a platoon of four-color Kokopellis.

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  • While they shook pompons, the players jogged in through a swirl of fireworks and smoke.

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  • For a while, Ismail did sound like he had quite a set of pompons.

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  • In 1914, graduates of the French military academy marched into battle wearing white gloves and pompons.

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  • They hung Kuleba's shining silver pompons and cheerleading T-shirt on the fence outside the school and left flowers, pictures and handwritten notes beneath the display.

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  • In 1990, Lawrence Herkimer, inventor of a type of pompon, said, "If times get bad, a father would sell the boat before he would tell his daughter she can't have pompons and her cheerleader sweater."

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  • On the second show, chubby women in their 20s who once wielded pompons for real are sent to boot camp to starve themselves back into their pleated miniskirts.

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