What does grandiloquent mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term grandiloquent:


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"

  2. grandiloquent, overblown, pompous, pontifical, portentous(adj)

    puffed up with vanity

    "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek

Wiktionary

  1. grandiloquent(Adjective)

    overly wordy, pompous, flowery, or elaborate.

  2. Origin: From grandiloquus, from grandis + loquor

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grandiloquent(adj)

    speaking in a lofty style; pompous; bombastic

  2. Origin: [L. grandis grand + logui to speak.]

How to pronounce grandiloquent?

  1. Alex
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    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say grandiloquent in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandiloquent in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandiloquent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of grandiloquent in a Sentence

  1. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro:

    (That was) a grave diplomatic mistake. Exxon Mobil is behind all this, i hope... the Guyanese president can reflect and take the necessary steps for a process of dialogue and abandon grandiloquent discourse and stop listening to the bad, pernicious and wrong advice from Exxon Mobil and the officials it has bought.

Images & Illustrations of grandiloquent

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