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pompa
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pompa(
pohm
-
pah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (grandeur)
a. pomp
El rey llegó a su castillo con gran pompa.The king arrived at his castle with great pomp.
b. splendor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La mansión tiene la pompa de un castillo gótico.The mansion has the splendor of a Gothic castle.
c. splendour (United Kingdom)
Este cuadro refleja a la perfección la pompa de la edad victoriana.This painting displays perfectly the splendour of the Victorian era.
d. show
La pompa, la comida y la música en el cumpleaños del príncipe fueron extraordinarias.The show, the food, and the music during the prince's birthday were extraordinary.
2. (pomposity)
a. ostentation
La decoración de la habitación es una muestra vulgar de pompa y lujo.The decoration of the bedroom is a vulgar display of ostentation and luxury.
3. (globule of air)
a. bubble
Cuando me baño, me gusta hacer pompas de champú con la boca.When I take a bath, I like blowing shampoo bubbles with my mouth.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(anatomy)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. butt
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Todavía traigo la pompa roja de la nalgada que me dio ayer mi mamá.My butt is still red from the spanking my mom gave me yesterday.
b. butt cheek
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Has visto la publicidad para esos jeans que supuestamente te levantan las pompas?Have you see the advertisements for those jeans that supposedly lift your butt cheeks?
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pompa
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (suntuosidad)
a. pomp
2. (ostentación)
a. show, ostentation
pompa (de jabón)(soap) bubble
pompas fúnebresundertaker's
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pompa
1 (burbuja) bubble
pompa de jabón soap bubble
2 (Náutica) pump
3 (fasto) pomp; splendour; splendor; (EEUU) (ostentación) show; display; (boato) pageant; pageantry
pompas fúnebres (ceremonia) funeral
singular
; (s)
(cortejo) funeral procession
singular
; (s)
"Pompas fúnebres" (funeraria) "Undertaker's"
singular
; (s)
"Funeral parlour"
singular
; (s)
"Funeral parlor"
singular
; (EEUU) (s)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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