Definitions for magniloquentmægˈnɪl ə kwənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mag•nil•o•quentmægˈnɪl ə kwənt(adj.)

  1. speaking or expressed in a lofty or grandiose style; bombastic.

Origin of magniloquent:

1650–60; < L magniloquentia elevated language


Princeton's WordNet

  1. grandiloquent, magniloquent, tall(adj)

    lofty in style

    "he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying"


  1. magniloquent(Adjective)

    Speaking pompously; using swelling discourse; bombastic; tumid in style; grandiloquent.

  2. Origin: Formed as ; compare the post-Classical magniloquens.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Magniloquent(adj)

    speaking pompously; using swelling discourse; bombastic; tumid in style; grandiloquent

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