pomposo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin pompōsus.

Adjective[edit]

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

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

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin pompōsus.

Adjective[edit]

pomposo m (feminine singular pomposa, masculine plural pomposos, feminine plural pomposas, comparable)

  1. pompous (affectedly grand)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin pompōsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pomˈposo/, [põmˈposo]

Adjective[edit]

pomposo (feminine singular pomposa, masculine plural pomposos, feminine plural pomposas)

  1. pompous