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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Javier Palomarez:

    There were no bombastic statements of any sorts.

  2. Dan Ikenson:

    It’s consistent with Trump’s bombastic approach.

  3. Jeff Goolsby:

    I understand that a lot of what Trump is saying is a little bombastic. It's a little put on. It's for entertainment.

  4. Dianne Feinstein:

    Isolating the North Koreans has not halted their pursuit of nuclear weapons, and President Trump is not helping the situation with his bombastic comments.

  5. Twitter Sanders:

    I think it has to do with the fact that Donald Trump is very smart. Donald Trump knows that media is not so interested in the serious issues facing this country. They love bombastic remarks. They love silly remarks, i think this is more of an indictment of the media than it is Donald Trump.

Images & Illustrations of bombastic

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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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