Definition of bombastic in English:


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  • High-sounding but with little meaning; inflated.

    ‘bombastic rhetoric’
    • ‘bombastic music that drowned out what anyone was saying’
    • ‘Johnson's expression is manly, vigorous, grandiloquent and bombastic.’
    • ‘Given the star's history of bombastic public behavior, she may be greeted with skepticism about her intent.’
    • ‘The exchanges themselves are unsubtle and bombastic.’
    • ‘‘He knows his stuff but he's extraordinarily bombastic,’ cautioned one art critic.’
    • ‘Students' formal vocabulary can be quite extensive and the more advanced sometimes produce somewhat bombastic performances.’
    pompous, blustering, ranting, blathering
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/ˌbämˈbastik/ /ˌbɑmˈbæstɪk/