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 pompous or self-important, especially one who is officious in a position of authority.
  • noun usually hyphenated Used attributively.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a bore who is extremely formal, pompous, and old-fashioned


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