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Another word for bombastic

Adjective
  1. Characterized by language that is elevated and sometimes pompous in style

  2. See also:

    words

    style

    plain

Synonym Study

  • Turgid implies such inflation of style as to obscure meaning
  • Euphuistic is applied to an extremely artificial style of writing in which there is a straining for effect at the expense of thought
  • Flowery language is full of figurative and ornate expressions and high-sounding words
  • Grandiloquent suggests an overreaching eloquence and implies the use of grandiose, high-flown language and an oratorical tone
  • Bombastic refers to speech or writing that is pompous and inflated and suggests extravagant verbal padding and little substance