high–sounding

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adjective high–sound·ing \ˈhī-ˈsau̇n-diŋ\

1624

First Known Use of high–sounding

1624


HIGH–SOUNDING Defined for English Language Learners

high–sounding

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adjective high–sound·ing \ˈhī-ˈsau̇n-diŋ\

Definition of high–sounding for English Language Learners

  • : using words that are meant to sound important and impressive

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