Definition of pompously adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pompously

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˈpɒmpəsli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːmpəsli//
 
(disapproving)
 
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in a way that shows that you think you are more important than other people, especially by using long and formal words synonym pretentiously