Definition of Bombastic (of a person, their language or writing) showy in speech and given to using flowery or elaborate terms; grandiloquent; pompous | High-sounding but with little meaning. | (archaic) Inflated, overfilled.
Short Example Sentence for Bombastic
- 1. Their compositions are bombastic and full of metaphors. 🔊
- 2. It was wordy, bombastic and slangy. 🔊
- 3. There is a bombastic praise of all her material and spiritual perfections. 🔊
- 4. This rhetoric of thine to me Hath a somewhat bombastic savor. 🔊
- 5. The lame reliance of Mexico upon bombastic proclamations was again adopted. 🔊
How to use Bombastic in a Sentence?
- 1. It is so bombastic that it seems somehow like an assumed name, or as if the creature had been born on the stage. 🔊
- 2. His rounded periods and bombastic utterances were quoted with delight by those who thought that history was not history unless it was bombastic. 🔊
- 3. This extraordinary jargon, couched in a bombastic style, was virtually unintelligible to the masses. 🔊
- 4. Has even modern melodrama quite lost that immortal type of the ranting, bombastic tyrant and villain? 🔊
- 5. The short writings of my comrade are gladsome to my heart; let the populace rejoice in bombastic Antimachus. 🔊
- 6. For any man therefore, when not in the field, to strut about with a loaded weapon in his possession now-a-days is simply bombastic tomfoolery. 🔊
- 7. From his bombastic conversation, we soon saw that he was a man of no education whatever, and he ended up by saying that if we refused to obey we had only death to expect. 🔊
- 8. He had quite recovered his bombastic tone, only he had learnt by bitter experience to quell it, except when addressing his son, who was too good-tempered to resent it. 🔊