bombastic
18th century, from bombast. Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /bɒmˈbæs.tɪk/
  • (America) IPA: /bɑmˈbæs.tʰɪk/
Adjective

bombastic

  1. (of a person, their language or writing) showy in speech and given to using flowery or elaborate terms; grandiloquent; pompous
    seeSynonyms en
  2. High-sounding but with little meaning.
  3. (archaic) Inflated, overfilled.
    Synonyms: inflated, turgid
Antonyms
  • (pompous or overly wordy) seeSynonyms en
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