magniloquent

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Etymology[edit]

From post-Classical Latin magniloquens (talkative, verbose).

Adjective[edit]

magniloquent (comparative more magniloquent, superlative most magniloquent)

  1. Speaking pompously; using deliberately long or esoteric words.
    Synonyms: bombastic, tumid, grandiloquent, pompous

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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for magniloquent in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)