Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The habit of using a pompous or turgid style in speaking or writing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The use of pretentious words, language, or style.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The use of pretentious words or language.

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