- (of speech, writing, etc.) high-sounding; high-flown; inflated; pretentious.
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Related Words for bombasticallyegotistically, ostentatiously, proudly, arrogantly, boastfully, bombastically, conceitedly, disdainfully, gaudily, imperiously, insolently, overbearingly, snobbishly, spectacularly, theatrically
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Historical Examples of bombastically
"And we'll do some shooting, if we have to," added Tad, bombastically.The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle
Edward Stratemeyer (AKA Arthur M. Winfield)
"'Twas a feat worthy of Hubert himself," said the Sheriff, bombastically, to the Prince.Robin Hood
He was moody, excitable, he drank more brandy than I was prepared to; he talked most bombastically.The Crow's Nest
Clarence Day, Jr.