HyperDic: bombastic

English > 1 sense of the word bombastic:
ADJECTIVEallbombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgidostentatiously lofty in style
bombastic > pronunciation
Soundsbaambae'stihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > bombastic: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningostentatiously lofty in style.
Synonymsdeclamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgid
BroaderrhetoricalGiven to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought
Spanishbombástico, declamatorio, enfático, hinchado
Catalandeclamatori, emfàtic, inflat
Nounsbombastpompous or pretentious talk or writing
Adverbsbombasticallyin a turgid manner

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