[awl-til-uh-kwuh nt, al-]
- (of language) high-flown or pretentious.
Origin of altiloquent
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Historical Examples of altiloquent
An altiloquent was one day about taking a journey into the country.
You remind me of an occasion some time past when reading a book of an altiloquent style.