Synonyms and Antonyms of oratory

  1. 1 the art of speaking in public eloquently and effectively a presidential hopeful with a gift for oratory and a highly charismatic personality Synonyms elocution, public speaking Related Words bombast, grandiloquence; eloquence, rhetoric; discourse, speech, talk

  2. 2 language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere the politician's oratory sounded good only to people who didn't bother to think Synonyms bombast, fustian, gas, grandiloquence, hot air, rhetoric, verbiage, windRelated Words 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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a trip made at another's expense

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