high-sounding

adjective
high-sound·​ing | \ ˈhī-ˈsau̇n-diŋ How to pronounce high-sounding (audio) \

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1624, in the meaning defined above

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“High-sounding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-sounding. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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high-sounding

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of high-sounding

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

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