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Definition of "bombastic" [bom•bas•tic]

  • Pompous or overly wordy. (adjective)
  • High-sounding but with little meaning. (adjective)
  • Inflated, overfilled. (adjective)

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Use "bombastic" in a sentence
  • "Indonesian Forestry Ministry spokesman Ahmad Fauzi Masyhud said his office has not yet received the report, which he described as "bombastic.""
  • "He was referring to the bombastic Transformers-style introduction ceremony the Heat held in the off-seasons with Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh."
  • "He contributed a great deal to the program with his ability to view engineering problems theoretically and mathematically and with his memorable teaching style, which was sometimes described as bombastic but nonetheless endeared him to students."