magniloquent magniloquent

Definition(s):

  • (adj) lofty in style

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Jay-Z's final album is a typically magniloquent send-off, with production by the Neptunes and Eminem, among others.
  2. MacLeish's verse often gives the same impression as Hemingway's prose: quiet but threatening, simple but magniloquent.
  3. Percy Hammond, 63, since 1921 the New York Herald Tribune's witty and magniloquent drama critic; of pneumonia; in Manhattan.
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