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Definition of bombast noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

bombast

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈbɑmbæst//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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words that sound important but have little meaning, used to impress people His speech was full of bombast.
NAmE//bɑmˈbæstɪk//
 
adjective a bombastic speaker bombastic language synonym high-flown
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