pomposo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian pomposo (magnificent)

Adjective[edit]

pomposo (comparative more pomposo, superlative most pomposo)

  1. (music) Grand and dignified.

Adverb[edit]

pomposo (comparative more pomposo, superlative most pomposo)

  1. (music) In a grand and dignified manner.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin pomposus

Adjective[edit]

pomposo m (feminine pomposa, masculine plural pomposi, feminine plural pompose)

  1. magnificent, grand, stately
  2. self-important, ostentatious, showy, pompous

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