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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characterized by splendor and ceremony and stately display adj. - Puffed up with vanity.

Usage examples (35)
  • What you call pompous, some call "necessary changes."
  • Being pompous is one thing, having a genuine knowledge of something is quite different.
  • Stevie Bloom: I feel bad about making ad-homs, but whenever I see your posts, the word pompous comes to mind immediately.
  • Being called pompous by Will is high praise indeed. for more
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