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grandiloquence


grandiloquence

noun

Definition of GRANDILOQUENCE

1
boastful speech or writing <a heavyweight champion who was famous for his entertaining grandiloquence prior to every match>
2
language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere <the predictably wearisome grandiloquence of the speeches at a political convention>

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