Noun(1) cheap or pretentious or vain display(2) ceremonial elegance and splendor
(1) The magnificent pomp and ceremony of Royal occasions remains a rich symbol of Britain's great history.(2) The pomp and ceremony of Prince Felipe's wedding, two months after the attacks, allowed Madrid to indulge itself again.(3) A group of locals are carefully preserving unique traditions throughout the year - traditions which are more than just pomp and ceremony.(4) Why devote so much pomp and ceremony to someone who lived such a long and full life and died peacefully?(5) To appease the citizens, a ├ö├ç├┐building safeguard programme├ö├ç├û was announced with pomp and ceremony.(6) Thanks to famous Indian secularism, this Buddhist tradition, in all its ceremonial pomp , continues to this day.(7) The very first episode shows a Europe immersed in the grandeur of pomp and circumstance.(8) Break open the Pimms and get ready for five days of tradition, pomp and ceremony - and loads of rowing action.(9) There was no special pomp and ceremony to mark the occasion.(10) entertaining overseas visitors with the right degree of pomp(11) It was an incredible ceremony - steeped in all the tradition, pomp and ceremony one has come to expect of Oxford, and this was at its best.(12) The crowd went on its way all smiling and you wondered whether there could be pomp and ceremony, any kind of public celebration without a brass band.(13) St. Paul's was perfectly adapted to pomp and circumstance(14) We can have as much pomp and circumstance as we like, but it's not going to turn our Parliament into something it's not.(15) These scenes were not unlike those described in the film, only the pomp and circumstance was held at home and on the front simultaneously.(16) The event took place with a flourish of military pomp and ceremony, and army officers wore black armbands in memory of the Queen Mother.
(1) pomp and circumstance :: prag en praal
1. ceremony ::
3. gaudery ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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Yes, yes, enough of
the bloody POMP. Have at him!
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 4
It's all POMP and circumstance
until someone loses an eye.
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 22
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