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Definitions for bombastic
bɒmˈbæs tɪkbom·bas·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgidadjective

    ostentatiously lofty in style

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

Wiktionary

  1. bombasticadjective

    Pompous or overly wordy.

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

  2. bombasticadjective

    High-sounding but with little meaning.

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

  3. bombasticadjective

    Inflated, overfilled.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bombasticadjective

    alt. of Bombastical

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Numerology

  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

Examples of bombastic in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Javier Palomarez:

    There were no bombastic statements of any sorts.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    First in the nation means you get to take this more seriously than people in other states, what I've seen is that you do take it seriously -- that you're not going to vote for the bombastic because it's bombastic and interesting, that you're going to vote for someone who walks on the hot coals, who takes your questions, who you get to listen to and who listens to you and builds a support based on interacting with real people and real concerns and real issues.

  4. Scott Paul:

    I don't think he does our issue any favors by making it so incredibly jingoistic and bombastic, but I believe there’s widespread agreement ... that there is something amiss with our economic relationship with China and it’s past time that our government pushes back a little more forcefully.

  5. Jerry Kilgore:

    She's not the right person to lead the party, she's bombastic at times. She says things that shouldn't be said. She leads us in the wrong direction.

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