Definition of "grandiloquent" []

  • Inflated, pompous, or bombastic in style or expression (adjective)
  • Overly wordy, pompous, flowery, or elaborate. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "grandiloquent" in a sentence
  • "Overview: For his most popular book, Tom Brokaw coined the grandiloquent term ‘The Greatest Generation’ for the Americans who fought and triumphed in the crucible of World War II."
  • "Indeed, judged by Anglo-Saxon habit, they would be termed grandiloquent and verbose."
  • "The study also faults America for relying on "grandiloquent" rhetoric rather than careful diplomacy to build support for its missions."