fustian fustian

Definition(s):

  1. (n) pompous or pretentious talk or writing
  2. (n) a strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap

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  1. And they spoke the King's English: King James', with an assist from any screenwriter willing to gussy up his fustian.
  2. They are full of the fustian of Romanticism, but one must remember that it was a fustian that he himself had largely created through his own writings, years before.
  3. A coldhearted reader, in fact, may find The Silmarillion at least half fustian and more than a yard long.

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