HyperDic: grandiloquence

English > 1 sense of the word grandiloquence:
NOUNcommunicationgrandiloquence, grandiosity, magniloquence, ornateness, rhetorichigh-flown style
English > grandiloquence: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningHigh-flown style; excessive use of verbal / verbal ornamentation.
Synonymsgrandiosity, magniloquence, ornateness, rhetoric
Narrowerbombast, fustian, rant, claptrap, blahpompous or pretentious talk or writing
flourishA display of ornamental speech or language
Broaderexpressive style, styleA way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
Spanishaltilocuencia, altisonancia, grandilocuencia, grandiloqüencia
Catalanaltiloqüència, altisonància, grandiloqüència
Adjectivesgrandiloquentlofty in style

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