Grandiloquence - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ɡrænˈdɪləkwəns|
Brit.  |ɡrænˈdɪləkwəns|

noun

- high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation (syn: grandiosity, magniloquence, ornateness, rhetoric)

Examples

...a heavyweight champion who was famous for his entertaining grandiloquence prior to every match...

...the predictably wearisome grandiloquence of the speeches at a political convention...

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