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pom-pom1 / ˈpäm ˌpäm/ (also pom·pom or pom·pon) • n. a small woolen ball attached to a garment, esp. a hat, for decoration. ∎  a cluster of brightly colored strands of yarn or plastic, waved in pairs by cheerleaders. ∎  a dahlia, chrysanthemum, or aster with small tightly clustered petals: [as adj.] miniature, pompom, and border dahlias.

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pom-pom automatic quick-firing gun. XIX. imit. of the sound of the discharge.

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