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pomp ceremonial or magnificent display; splendor. [2 definitions]
pompadour a hair style in which the hair is rolled upward from the forehead and held high, sometimes with artificial support.
pompano any of several food fishes found in the south Atlantic and in the Pacific coast of California.
Pompeii an ancient city of southwestern Italy that was buried in 79 A.D. by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
pompom2 soft material such as threads, feathers, or strips of paper bound at the center or at one end to form a ball or tuft used as a decoration.
pompom1 a rapid-fire automatic cannon, often mounted on ships as an anti-aircraft weapon.
pompom girl a female cheerleader whose routines often include the use of large colorful clusters of streamers that resemble pompoms.
pompon variant of pompom1. [2 definitions]
pomposity the state of being pompous. [2 definitions]
pompous showing or inclined to show an exaggerated air of dignity or importance. [3 definitions]
poncho a wrap resembling a blanket with a hole in the center for the head. [2 definitions]
pond a small natural or artificial body of still water.
ponder to think about something deeply and carefully; meditate. [2 definitions]
ponderable combined form of ponder.
ponderosa pine a tall yellow pine of western North America. [2 definitions]
ponderous heavy or weighty. [3 definitions]
pond lily see "water lily."
pond scum a mass of usu. green scum formed on the surface of stagnant water by freshwater algae, or the algae that form this mass.
pondweed any of a variety of flowering plants that grow submerged or floating in still bodies of water.
pone in the southern United States, a baked or fried bread made with corn meal and lacking milk or eggs; corn pone. [2 definitions]
pongee a soft, thin silk fabric of uneven texture and natural tan color.