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bombast

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bombast

  1. 1 boastful speech or writing the other world leaders at the international conference had little interest in being subjected to the president's bombast Synonyms of bombast bluster, brag, braggadocio, bull [slang], cockalorum, fanfaronade, gas, gasconade, grandiloquence, hot air, magniloquence, rant, rodomontade (also rhodomontade) Words Related to 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

  2. 2 language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere you need less bombast and more substance in this speech on human rights Synonyms of bombast rhetoric, fustian, gas, grandiloquence, hot air, oratory, verbiage, windWords Related to bombast claptrap, drivel, gibberish, hogwash, humbug, jabberwocky, jazz, moonshine, nonsense; affectedness, floweriness, grandiosity, loftiness, pomposity, pretension, pretentiousness; garrulity, garrulousness, verboseness, verbosity, windiness, wordiness



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