HyperDic: grandiloquent

English > 2 senses of the word grandiloquent:
ADJECTIVEallgrandiloquent, magniloquent, talllofty in style
allgrandiloquent, overblown, pompous, pontifical, portentouspuffed up with vanity
grandiloquent > pronunciation
Soundsgraendih'lahkwahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > grandiloquent: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglofty in style.
Synonymsmagniloquent, tall
BroaderrhetoricalGiven to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought
Spanishgrandilocuente, grandílocuo
Nounsgrandiloquencehigh-flown style
Adverbsgrandiloquentlyin a rhetorically grandiloquent manner
English > grandiloquent: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningPuffed up with vanity.
Example"a grandiloquent and boastful manner"
Synonymsoverblown, pompous, pontifical, portentous
Broaderpretentiousmaking claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction
Spanishaltisonante, ampuloso, campanudo, grandilocuente, grandílocuo, hinchado, pomposo
Catalanaltiloqüent, altisonant, ampul·lós, campanut, grandil·loqüent, inflat, pompós

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