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Definition of "pomade" [po•made]

  • A perfumed ointment, especially one used to groom the hair. (noun)
  • To anoint with pomade. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pomade" in a sentence
  • "The pomade was a present from Esther, and it was the first time I had used it."
  • "I'd have packed him and his hair pomade off weeks ago."
  • "Candace Chesterwood tossed a stack of silk handkerchiefs and a lavender pomade into her threadbare carpetbag and closed the latches with an authoritative snap."