Synonyms and Antonyms of bombast
boastful speech or writing
- We had little interest in being subjected to the speaker's bombast.
oratory, rhapsody, rhetoric
pomposity, turgidity, wind
bloviation, verbosity, windiness
babble, blab, chatter, drivel, gabble, gibber, gibberish, jabber, prattle
jawing, patter, prating, yammering
egotism, self-conceit, self-importance, swagger, vaunt
language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere
- You need less bombast and more substance in this speech.
claptrap, drivel, gibberish, hogwash, humbug, jabberwocky, jazz, moonshine, nonsense
affectedness, floweriness, grandiosity, loftiness, pomposity, pretension, pretentiousness
garrulousness, verboseness, verbosity, windiness, wordiness