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 n.  pompous or pretentious talk or writing
Classic Sentence:
1  Sometimes, he was a very comfortable person to live with, for all his unfortunate habit of not permitting anyone in his presence to act a lie, palm off a pretense or indulge in bombast.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
2  He found that he could look back upon the brass and bombast of his earlier gospels and see them truly.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 24
Example Sentence:
1  America, according to Kennedy and those who vibrated to his bombast, was living on the lip of a volcano, with no secure civil rights.
2  The biggest military power on Earth was acting belligerent and its president was indulging in bombastic nationalistic grandstanding.
3  His stilted rhetoric did not impress the college audience; they were immune to bombastic utterances.
4  The candidate spoke in a bombastic way of all that he would do if elected.