Pompon

Definition of Pompon

Pom´pon
n.1.Any trifling ornament for a woman's dress or bonnet.
2.(Mil.) A tuft or ball of wool, or the like, sometimes worn by soldiers on the front of the hat (such as a shako), instead of a feather.
3.A hardy garden chrysanthemum having buttonlike heads of flowers.
4.the globe-shaped flower head characteristic of certain plants such as dahlias and chrysanthemums.
5.a ball-shaped cluster of ribbons or streamers held in the hand and waved by some cheerleaders at team sports contests. See pompom girl. Called also pompom.

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adornment, pom-pom
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