bombastic bombastic  /bɑm ˈbæ stɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) ostentatiously lofty in style

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It's vaguely Middle Eastern and slow and bombastic and a little trippy.
  2. And they have acquired a mentor, a brilliant, bombastic, shaven-headed, muscle-bound juggler named Jason Garfield.
  3. Those are biblical principles not Jeremiah Wright bombastic divisive principles.

News

  1. According to Kanye West, Kanye West is the Michael Jordan of Music

    Growing up, every kid wanted to be like Mike. It seems Kanye West believes he actually accomplished that fanciful feat. The New York Times ' Jon Caramanica (h/t Complex ) sat down with the hip-hop superstar to talk about all things West.  Fortunately, this bombastic interview hit a couple of sharp notes regarding the sports world. First, West was asked about his persona as someone constantly ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. North Korea calls of talks with South over choice of diplomat

    SEOUL, South Korea -- Planned high-level talks between South and North Korea after a nearly six-year hiatus were scrapped on Tuesday, a South Korean government official said, after North Korea objected to the diplomatic rank of the South's chief delegate.North Korea's earlier offer for talks came as a surprise after weeks of bombastic threats to obliterate the South and launch a nuclear strike ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Inside the State-Run North Korean Factory That Manufactures Monuments

    Inside Mansudae Art Studio , a 30-acre warehouse in Pyongyang, thousands of North Koreans work to sculpt, paint, and sew the often bombastic monuments that have become synonymous with the isolated country. But increasingly, Mansudae’s artists aren’t just making art for North Korea—they’re making it for foreign countries, which pay millions for their meticulously detailed monuments and sculptures ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

Quotes

  1. "This document confirms what we've known all along: Galloway was neck-deep in the Oil-for-Food deals, he kowtowed to Saddam Hussein, and his bombastic denials were nothing more than a web of misleading statements," Coleman said in a statement.
    on Jul 17, 2007 By: Norm Coleman Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The statement was meant to instill fear, and fear is the most potent weapon the terrorists posses," Bratton and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said earlier in a statement. "Bombastic pronouncements are expected on the eve of terrorist incidents...
    on Sep 12, 2005 By: Antonio Villaraigosa Source: Officer.com

  3. Millar said: "Superior in a lot of ways is the project I've wanted to write my entire life. It's everything I love about those big bombastic kind of Superman/Captain Marvel heroes."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Mark Millar Source: Digital Spy

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