Grandiloquent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡrænˈdɪləkwənt|  American pronunciation of the word grandiloquent
Brit.  |ɡranˈdɪləkwənt|  British pronunciation of the word grandiloquent

adjective

- lofty in style (syn: magniloquent, tall)
- puffed up with vanity(syn: overblown, pompous, pontifical, portentous)

a grandiloquent and boastful manner

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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