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Quiff vs. Pompadour — What's the Difference?

Quiff vs. Pompadour — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Quiff and Pompadour

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Quiff

The quiff is a hairstyle that combines the 1950s pompadour hairstyle, the 1950s flattop, and sometimes a mohawk. It was born as a post-war reaction to the short and strict haircuts for men.
Apr 02, 2022

Pompadour

A hairstyle formed by sweeping the hair straight up from the forehead into a high, turned-back roll, sometimes using a rat.
Apr 02, 2022

Quiff

A piece of hair brushed upwards and backwards from a man's forehead
A boy with a floppy quiff
A quiff of white hair
Apr 02, 2022

Pompadour

A hairstyle with the hair brushed back from the forehead to stand straight up without parting.
Apr 02, 2022

Quiff

A tuft of hair, especially a forelock.
Apr 02, 2022
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Pompadour

A women's hairstyle in which the hair is swept upwards from the face and worn high over the forehead.
Apr 02, 2022

Quiff

A woman regarded as promiscuous.
Apr 02, 2022

Pompadour

A men's hairstyle of the 1950s.
Apr 02, 2022

Quiff

(British dialect) A puff or whiff, especially of tobacco smoke.
Apr 02, 2022

Pompadour

A crimson or pink colour.
Apr 02, 2022

Quiff

A trick or ploy; a stratagem.
Apr 02, 2022

Pompadour

A corsage with low square neck.
Apr 02, 2022

Quiff

(UK) A hairstyle whereby the forelock is brushed and/or gelled upward, often associated with the styles of the 1950s.
Apr 02, 2022

Pompadour

A pattern for silk, with leaves and flowers in pink, blue, and gold.
Apr 02, 2022

Quiff

(slang) A young girl, especially as promiscuous; a prostitute.
Apr 02, 2022

Pompadour

A member of the 56th (West Essex) Regiment of Foot, an infantry regiment in the British Army, active from 1755 to 1881.
Apr 02, 2022

Quiff

(slang) The vulva or vagina.
Apr 02, 2022

Pompadour

To style hair into a pompadour
Apr 02, 2022

Quiff

(UK) To arrange (the hair) in such a manner.
Apr 02, 2022

Pompadour

A crimson or pink color; also, a style of dress cut low and square in the neck; also, a mode of dressing the hair by drawing it straight back from the forehead over a roll; - so called after the Marchioness de Pompadour of France. Also much used adjectively.
Apr 02, 2022

Quiff

A prominent forelock (especially one brushed upward from the forehead)
Apr 02, 2022

Pompadour

French noblewoman who was the lover of Louis XV, whose policies she influenced (1721-1764)
Apr 02, 2022

Pompadour

A hair style in which the front hair is swept up from the forehead
Apr 02, 2022

Pompadour

Style women's hair in a pompadour
Apr 02, 2022

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