Synonyms for Bombastic:
large, orotund, tumid, declamatory, turgid.
haughty, fat-headed, arrogant, conceited, vain, pretentious, windy, vainglorious, inflated, bragging, self-praising, self-important, self-applauding, boastful.
•pompous, grandiloquent (adjective)
highfalutin, declamatory, overblown, magniloquent, high-flown, aureate, rhetorical, Euphuistic, verbose, wordy, windy, inflated, swollen, flowery, fustian, tumid, turgid, grandiose, ostentatious, sonorous, orotund.
verbose, talkative, voluble, loquacious, wordy, profuse, effusive, garrulous, chatty, windy, grandiloquent.
rambling, lengthy, wordy, grandiloquent, verbose, endless, chatty, wandering, featherbedding, loquacious, talkative, ponderous, superfluous, excessive, long-winded, windy.
n.grand, grandly, trophy, flash, BLING, dramatic. •bombastic (noun)
orotund, rhetorical, tumid, large, turgid, declamatory.
Euphuistic, grandiose, magniloquent, overblown, overwrought, fustian, ostentatious, oratorical, flatulent, high-flown.
Usage examples for bombastic
It is that the style of all these stories of martyrdom, which took place at such different periods, is everywhere alike, everywhere equally puerile and bombastic – A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh