from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Using bombastic or pretentious wording or language.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Using, or interlarded with, pretentious words; bombastic
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bombastic; turgid; inflated.
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Via lexiphanic, a meme where you set your playlist on randomize, list a lyric from the first 25 songs that come up (without cheating) and invite people to guess the song.
Try it, and put your lexiphanic tendencies to good use for once.
I mean, if I know little about who I am how can my beloved readers connect to my lexiphanic narcissism?
El hero of sparta es un juegazo para el ipod touch por .99 usd lexiphanic @Crispotron i've been eyeing off hero of sparta.
A third reason for waxing lexiphanic is to soften one's scurrility -- to abstract it so that one's audience does not immediately visualize an unpleasant image.
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