What is the meaning of grandiloquent?

adjective

  • Lofty in style.
    • usage: "he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying"
  • Puffed up with vanity."a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey- Newsweek
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