Simple Definition of inflated
: filled and made larger with air or gas
: too large or high
of language : too serious or fancy
Full Definition of inflated
1 : elaborated or heightened by artificial or empty means <an inflated style of writing>
2 : distended with air or gas
3 : expanded to an abnormal or unjustifiable volume or level <inflated prices>
4 : being hollow and enlarged or distended
Examples of inflated
a writer with an inflated reputation
an inflated style of writing
She objects to the inflated salaries that many professional athletes now receive.
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