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[hahy-flohn] /ˈhaɪˈfloʊn/

extravagant in aims, pretensions, etc.
pretentiously lofty; bombastic:
We couldn’t endure his high-flown oratory.
extravagant or pretentious in conception or intention: high-flown ideas


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