from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal A person regarded as pompous or stiff.
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- n. One who is pompous or self-important, especially one who is officious in a position of authority.
- n. Used attributively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a bore who is extremely formal, pompous, and old-fashioned
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