gaudery vs pomp what difference

what is difference between gaudery and pomp

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɔːdəɹi/

Noun

gaudery (countable and uncountable, plural gauderies)

  1. finery; ornaments; ostentatious display.
    • 1674, John Dryden, Prologue Spoken at the Opening of the New House
      tarnished gaudery

Related terms

  • gaudy



English

Etymology

From Middle English, from Old French pompe, from Latin pompa (pomp), from Ancient Greek πομπή (pompḗ, a sending, a solemn procession, pomp), from πέμπω (pémpō, I send).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈpɒmp/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈpɑːmp/
  • Rhymes: -ɒmp

Noun

pomp (countable and uncountable, plural pomps)

  1. Show of magnificence; parade; display; power.
  2. A procession distinguished by ostentation and splendor; a pageant.

Related terms

  • pompous
  • pomposity
  • hypnopompic

Derived terms

  • pomp and circumstance

Translations

Verb

pomp (third-person singular simple present pomps, present participle pomping, simple past and past participle pomped)

  1. (obsolete) To make a pompous display; to conduct.
    • 1640, Ben Jonson, Underwood
      pomp’d for those hard trifles

Further reading

  • pomp in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • pomp in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • pomp at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “pomp”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch pomp, from Middle Dutch pompe.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɔmp/

Noun

pomp (plural pompe, diminutive pompie)

  1. pump (device for moving liquid or gas)

Danish

Etymology

From German Pomp.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɔmp/, [pʰʌmˀb̥]

Noun

pomp c (singular definite pompen, not used in plural form)

  1. pomp (show of magnificence)

Synonyms

  • pragt

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch pompe. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɔmp/
  • Hyphenation: pomp
  • Rhymes: -ɔmp

Noun

pomp f (plural pompen, diminutive pompje n)

  1. pump (device for moving liquid or gas)

Derived terms

  • benzinepomp
  • bierpomp
  • fietspomp
  • maagpomp
  • pompen
  • scheepspomp
  • stadspomp
  • voetpomp
  • waterpomp

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: pomp
  • Indonesian: pompa
  • Japanese: ポンプ
  • Papiamentu: pòmp, pomp
  • Sranan Tongo: pompu
    • Aukan: pompu

Icelandic

Etymology

Probably a loan word from the Danish pomp, from the French pompe, from the Latin pompa (display, parade, procession), from Ancient Greek πομπή (pompḗ, a sending).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pʰɔm̥p/
  • Rhymes: -ɔm̥p

Noun

pomp n (genitive singular pomps)

  1. ceremony, pomp

Declension

Synonyms

  • (ceremony, pomp): viðhöfn, skraut

Derived terms

  • pomp og prakt

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