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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