Definition of Pompadour, Marquise de in US English:

Pompadour, Marquise de

proper noun

  • (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.

Pronunciation

Pompadour, Marquise de

/pôNpäˈdo͞or/