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bombastic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of bombastic

  1. marked by the use of impressive-sounding but mostly meaningless words and phrases a bombastic speech intended to impress the voters in her congressional district Synonyms rhetorical, flatulent, fustian, gaseous, gassy, grandiloquent, oratorical, orotund, windyRelated Words bloated, elevated, florid, flowery, grandiose, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-flown, high-sounding, inflated, lofty, ornate, pompous, pontifical, pretentious, stilted, tumid, turgid; overdone, verbose, wordyNear Antonyms eloquent, well-spoken; bald, direct, matter-of-fact, plain, plainspoken, simple, stark, straightforward, unadorned, unaffected, unpretentiousAntonyms unrhetorical



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