- any fabric, as cotton or silk, having a design of small pink, blue, and sometimes gold flowers or bouquets on a white background.
- a fabric of the color pompadour, used for garments.
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By these standards, Eric Schneiderman is a mere fly buzzing around a thatch-roofed pompadour.Inside the Donald Trump–Eric Schneiderman TV Food Fight|Lloyd Grove|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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.Honorine|Honore de Balzac
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.The conquest of Rome|Matilde Serao
It absolutely makes me shudder and reflect; but après nous le déluge was La Pompadour's maxim, and should be ours.Leonora|Maria Edgeworth