Inflated manner or style; bombast.
Inflated or distended condition.
Origin of tympany
- Medieval Latin tympanias tympanites from Greek tumpaniās from tumpanon drum
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Coined based on Ancient Greek Ï„ÏÎ¼Ï€Î±Î½Î¿Î½ (tumpanon).