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  • adj. Simultaneously dull and overblown; striving to be impressive, but turning out bland or unoriginal.


Blend of bland and grandiose. (Wiktionary)


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  • I know there are a lot of portmanteau fans here. This one means, "something that wants to be grand, but is only bland."

    March 3, 2007