Pompous - definition, pronunciation, transcription
She found it difficult to talk about her achievements without sounding pompous.
...the pompous waiter served us in the manner of a person doing some poor soul a great favor...
He seems rather pompous.
...a pompous professor known for his gaseous lectures that often put students to sleep...
• He's a pompous ass.
The prose of his official communications was laboured, pompous and verbose.
She winced when she heard his pompous speech