Related formseu·phu·ist, nouneu·phu·is·tic, eu·phu·is·ti·cal, adjectiveeu·phu·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
Can be confusedeuphemism euphuism
Examples from the Web for euphuism
It contains a good deal of honest fun and a notable lack of Euphuism.Pastoral Poetry and Pastoral Drama|Walter W. Greg
It has never wholly recovered from the euphuism--to use the word in its widest sense--of the late sixteenth century.Play-Making|William Archer
Euphuism, ū′fū-izm, n. an affected and bombastic style of language: a high-flown expression.
She had been formerly sharp in her condemnation of the Countess—her affectedness, her euphuism, and her vulgarity.Evan Harrington, Complete|George Meredith
Assamese follows Bengali in its accentuation, but the language has never been the toy of euphuism.