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Found 3 items, similar to bombast.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: bombast omong besar tetapi kosong
English → English (WordNet) Definition: bombast bombast n : pompous or pretentious talk or writing [syn: fustian, rant, claptrap, blah]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Bombast Bombast \Bom"bast\, a. High-sounding; inflated; big without meaning; magniloquent; bombastic. [1913 Webster] [He] evades them with a bombast circumstance, Horribly stuffed with epithets of war. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Nor a tall metaphor in bombast way. --Cowley. [1913 Webster] Bombast \Bom*bast"\ (b[o^]m*b[.a]st" or b[u^]m*b[.a]st"), v. t. To swell or fill out; to pad; to inflate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Not bombasted with words vain ticklish ears to feed. --Drayton. [1913 Webster] Bombast \Bom"bast\ (b[o^]m"b[.a]st or b[u^]m"b[.a]st; 277), n. [OF. bombace cotton, LL. bombax cotton, bombasium a doublet of cotton; hence, padding, wadding, fustian. See Bombazine.] 1. Originally, cotton, or cotton wool. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A candle with a wick of bombast. --Lupton. [1913 Webster] 2. Cotton, or any soft, fibrous material, used as stuffing for garments; stuffing; padding. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] How now, my sweet creature of bombast! --Shak. [1913 Webster] Doublets, stuffed with four, five, or six pounds of bombast at least. --Stubbes. [1913 Webster] 3. Fig.: High-sounding words; an inflated style; language above the dignity of the occasion; fustian. [1913 Webster] Yet noisy bombast carefully avoid. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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