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grandiloquent meaning and definition

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Definition of grandiloquent (adjective)

  1. lofty in style
    • "he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying"
    • synonyms: magniloquent, tall
  2. puffed up with vanity
    • "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
    • synonyms: overblown, pompous, pontifical, portentous
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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