Definition of HIGH-FLOWN

full of fine words and fancy expressions <gave a high-flown reply instead of a simple yes or no answer>
Synonyms aureate, florid, grandiloquent, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-flown, high-sounding, magnific, ornate, purple, rhetorical (also rhetoric)

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