: exceedingly or excessively high or favorable
: having an excessively embellished or inflated character : pretentious <high–flown language>
First Known Use of HIGH-FLOWN
Related to HIGH-FLOWN
- aureate, florid, grandiloquent, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-flown, high-sounding, magnific, ornate, purple, rhetorical (also rhetoric)
- ineloquent, low, undignified
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