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Topic: CLOTHES AND FASHION

Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: pompon, from Old French pompe 'bunch of ribbons'

pompom

noun
     
pom‧pom also pom‧pon [countable]
1DC a small soft ball used as a decoration on clothing, especially hats
pompom
2DS a large round ball of loose plastic strings connected to a handle, used by cheerleaders
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