from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A person regarded as pompous or stiff.
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- noun idiomatic One who is
pompousor self-important, especially one who is officiousin a position of authority.
- noun usually hyphenated Used
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- noun a bore who is extremely formal, pompous, and old-fashioned
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