pompous pompous  /ˈpɑm pəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) puffed up with vanity
  2. (adj) characterized by pomp and ceremony and stately display

Usage(s):

  1. David's pompous father was opposed to his marriage to the foreigner.
  2. His pompous and pretentious manners made him very unpopular.
  3. Luxury also means a pompous style with a lot of gilt, bronze and decoration.

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