Splendid or brilliant, often affectedly so
Of, having the nature of, or characterized by euphuism
(Obs.) Decorated with flowers; flowery
Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
Lofty and extravagant in speech; grandiloquent.
Used for persuasive effect:
The definition of grandiose is something that is grand or magnificent or something that is trying to be impressive but is much too large, making it seem pretentious or overdone.
Given to frivolity or silliness.
(Archaic) Characterized by pomp or stately display:
Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
Find another word for highfalutin. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for highfalutin, like: aureate, euphuistic, florid, grandiloquent, magniloquent, rhetorical, tumid, grandiose, hoity-toity, pompous and pretentious.