What does bombastic mean?

Definitions for bombasticbɒmˈbæs tɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bombastic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgid(adj)

    ostentatiously lofty in style

    "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"


  1. bombastic(Adjective)

    Pompous or overly wordy.

  2. bombastic(Adjective)

    High-sounding but with little meaning.

  3. bombastic(Adjective)

    Inflated, overfilled.

  4. Origin: Either from bombast, or from middle name of Paracelsus (Theophrastus Bombastus), who often used extremely arrogant speaking style.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bombastic(adj)

    alt. of Bombastical


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bombastic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bombastic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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Translations for bombastic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • منمقArabic
  • надут, превзет, голословенBulgarian
  • bombastischGerman
  • bombástico, rimbombanteSpanish
  • verbeux, abscons, enflé, boursouflé, ampoulé, pompeuxFrench
  • mórfhoclachIrish
  • bombasztikus, cikornyás, fellengzős, dagályosHungarian
  • magniloquente, ampolloso, pomposoItalian
  • 과장 한Korean
  • wahahukaMāori
  • bombastischDutch
  • høgttravande, høgstemt, bombastisk, svulstigNorwegian Nynorsk
  • svulstig, bombastisk, høyttravende, høystemtNorwegian
  • pompatyczny, górnolotny, napuszonyPolish
  • напыщенный, помпезный, высокопарныйRussian
  • bombastickýSlovak

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