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inflated

adjective

Simple Definition of inflated

  • : filled and made larger with air or gas

  • : too large or high

  • of language : too serious or fancy

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of inflated

  1. 1 :  elaborated or heightened by artificial or empty means <an inflated style of writing>

  2. 2 :  distended with air or gas

  3. 3 :  expanded to an abnormal or unjustifiable volume or level <inflated prices>

  4. 4 :  being hollow and enlarged or distended

Examples of inflated in a sentence

  1. a writer with an inflated reputation

  2. an inflated style of writing

  3. She objects to the inflated salaries that many professional athletes now receive.



1652

First Known Use of inflated

1652



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