Grandiloquent meaning

grandiləkwənt
(of a person, their language or writing) Given to using language in a showy way by using an excessive amount of difficult words to impress others; bombastic; turgid.
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The definition of grandiloquent is something with big words used in a overly self-assured way.

An example of something grandiloquent is a egotistical and wordy speech by a presidential candidate.

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Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions.
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Origin of grandiloquent

  • From Latin grandiloquus, from grandis (“great, full”) + loquor (“speak”)
    From Wiktionary