Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Pompous or bombastic in style.

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Usage examples "grandiloquent":

  1. Like other great masters of a decorative style, he frequently becomes pompous and grandiloquent. - "Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America", Edmund Burke.
  2. With this grandiloquent subterfuge Carteret turned to his next article on white supremacy. - "The Marrow of Tradition", Charles W. Chesnutt.
  3. He could impart much knowledge of wigs to a wigless age, and talked in a grandiloquent fashion of Spencers, Albemarles, and Lavants. - "The ghosts of their ancestors", Weymer Jay Mills.