Pompadour
Pompadour Pom"pa*dour, 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • pompadour — ● pompadour nom masculin Synonyme de calycanthe ● pompadour (synonymes) nom masculin Synonymes : calycanthe Pompadour (Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, marquise de) (1721 1764) maîtresse de Louis XV de 1745 à 1750. Elle protégea les arts et les lettres …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pompadour — bezeichnet: Pompadour (Handtasche), Handtasche Arnac Pompadour, Kommune im frz. Département Corrèze, ehemalige Grafschaft (Marquisate) Madame de Pompadour, Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour, Mätresse von Ludwig XV. Pompadour… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pompadour — adj.n. Stil pompadour = stil de mobilier, de decoraţie interioară de la sfârşitul domniei lui Ludovic al XV lea, caracterizat prin linii curbe, ondulate. [pron. dúr. / < fr. pompadour, cf. madame de Pompadour – favorita regelui Ludovic al XV… …   Dicționar Român

  • Pompadour —    Pompadour is a style of dressing the hair in which the hair is brushed straight up from the forehead and pulled back over a pad. Whence cometh this name? Anyone familiar with French history would associate this hair style with Madame de… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • Pompadour — can refer to: * Arnac Pompadour, a commune of the Corrèze département of France, former marquisate, famous for its Château and its National Stud* Madame de Pompadour, Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour, a well known courtesan and… …   Wikipedia

  • Pompadour — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Porter Wagoner era famoso por el estilo pompadour de su pelo. Pompadour es un tipo de peinado el cual juega con el cabello medianamente largo, peinando este hacia atrás dejando algo similar a un copo de helado en la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • pompadour — (n.) 1887 as a men s hairstyle; 1899 as a woman s style with the hair swept up over the forehead, in recognition of Jeanne Antionette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour (1721 1764), mistress of Louis XV from 1745 50, who wore her hair in an upswept… …   Etymology dictionary

  • pompadour — [päm′pə dôr΄] n. [after POMPADOUR Marquise de] 1. a woman s hairdo in which the hair is swept up high from the forehead, usually over a roll ☆ 2. a man s hairdo in which the hair is brushed up high from the forehead …   English World dictionary

  • Pompadour — (frz., spr. pongpăduhr), ein zierlicher Strickbeutel …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pompadour — (–uhr), Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de, geb. 1722, von niederer Geburt, 1741 mit dem Finanzpächter dʼEtioles vermählt, wurde 1745 Maitresse Ludwigs XV. und blieb es bis zu ihrem Tode 1764, ein Weib von niedriger Gesinnung, welche die… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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