adjective \bäm-ˈbas-tik\

Definition of BOMBASTIC

:  marked by or given to bombast :  pompous, overblown
bom·bas·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of BOMBASTIC

  1. <a bombastic speech intended to impress the voters in her congressional district>

First Known Use of BOMBASTIC


Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee


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