Definition of Pompadour, Marquise de in English:

Pompadour, Marquise de

Line breaks: Mar|quise de Pom¦pa|dour
Pronunciation: /ˈpɒmpədʊə
( 1721–64), French noblewoman; known as Madame de Pompadour; born Jeanne Antoinette Poisson. In 1744 she became the mistress of Louis XV, gaining considerable influence at court, but she later became unpopular as a result of her interference in political affairs.

Definition of Pompadour, Marquise de in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day rebuff
Pronunciation: rɪˈbʌf
reject (someone or something) in an abrupt manner…