The Full Wiki

grandiloquent: Wikis

Advertisements

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

WOTD - 7 November 2007    

Contents

English

Advertisements

Etymology

From Latin grandiloquus < grandis (great, full) + loquor (speak)

Pronunciation

Adjective

grandiloquent (comparative more grandiloquent, superlative most grandiloquent)

Positive
grandiloquent

Comparative
more grandiloquent

Superlative
most grandiloquent

  1. (of a person, their language or writing) overly wordy, pompous, flowery, or elaborate.

Translations

Synonyms

Related terms


French

Adjective

grandiloquent m. (f. grandiloquente, m. plural grandiloquents, f. plural grandiloquentes)

  1. grandiloquent

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message