Grandiloquent



[gran-dil-uh-kwuh nt] /grænˈdɪl ə kwənt/

adjective
1.
speaking or expressed in a lofty style, often to the point of being pompous or bombastic.
/ɡrænˈdɪləkwənt/
adjective
1.
inflated, pompous, or bombastic in style or expression
adj.

1590s, probably a back-formation from grandiloquence. Related: Grandiloquently.

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