What does “bombastic” mean?
November 4, 2010 in Vocab
What does bombastic mean?
bombastic: (adj) /bɒm.ˈbæ.stɪk/ [BOM-ba-stik]: pompous, inflated, unnecessarily wordy, or ostentatious (Ex: a bombastic show of knowledge).
Example: Standish’s bombastic explanations even to simple questions impressed a few people, but annoyed those who saw through his attempts to sound educated.
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