Associations to the word «Pomp»


POMP, noun. Show of magnificence; parade; display; power.
POMP, noun. A procession distinguished by ostentation and splendor; a pageant.
POMP, verb. (obsolete) To make a pompous display; to conduct.

Dictionary definition

POMP, noun. Cheap or pretentious or vain display.
POMP, noun. Ceremonial elegance and splendor; "entered with much eclat in a coach drawn by eight white horses".

Wise words

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