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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Fustian (0.00899 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Fustian.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: fustian kata-kata
English → English (WordNet) Definition: fustian fustian n 1: pompous or pretentious talk or writing [syn: bombast, rant, claptrap, blah] 2: a strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap
English → English (gcide) Definition: Fustian Fustian \Fus"tian\, a. 1. Made of fustian. [1913 Webster] 2. Pompous; ridiculously tumid; inflated; bombastic; as, fustian history. --Walpole. [1913 Webster] Fustian \Fus"tian\, n. [OE. fustan, fustian, OF. fustaine, F. futaine, It. fustagno, fr. LL. fustaneum, fustanum; cf. Pr. fustani, Sp. fustan. So called from Fust[=a]t, i. e., Cairo, where it was made.] 1. A kind of coarse twilled cotton or cotton and linen stuff, including corduroy, velveteen, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. An inflated style of writing; a kind of writing in which high-sounding words are used, above the dignity of the thoughts or subject; bombast. [1913 Webster] Claudius . . . has run his description into the most wretched fustian. --Addison. [1913 Webster]


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