A decorative ball made of pieces of soft fabric bound at the centre, most notably used in cheerleading(noun)
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Use "pompom" in a sentence
"At young London designer David Koma's show, it fell in op-art formation on body-conscious dresses and in circles laser-cut out of leather dresses with the odd pompom placed here and there to emphasise the point."
"This all came together so fast — she interviewed on campus just last week — that Azzi didn't have time to update her wardrobe with any green and gold, so she grabbed a pompom featuring the school colors from the office of athletic director Debra Gore-Mann on the way to her introductory news conference."
"A sophomore on her pompom team tried to claim a jersey Diop had received from a football player."