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bombast

General Crossword Questions for “bombast”

  • Pompous language
  • Pompous talk
  • Pompously inflated language
  • Insincere self-praise, with or without doctor
  • Pomposity of doctor in swanking
  • Hot air weapon like Trident's very first stage
  • Brag about doctor in pretentious speech

Encyclopedia

  • Fustian (also called bombast) is a term for a variety of heavy woven, mostly cotton fabrics, chiefly prepared for menswear. It is also used to refer to pompous, inflated or pretentious writing or speech, from at least the time of Shakespeare. — “Fustian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • It has been suggested that Giant Robo: The Day the Earth Burned and GR: Giant Robo be Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. It needs additional. — “Giant Robo (OVA) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Secret City Saga chronicled the adventures of three heroes, Captain Glory, Nightglider, and Bombast. Bombast, who seems to have been a member of Gazra's military, possibly of some sort of demolitions or heavy. — “Secret City Saga - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • I do not know whether it may have the same operation upon other men that it has upon me, but when I hear our architects thunder out their bombast words of pilasters, architraves, and cornices, of the Corinthian and Doric orders, and suchlike jargon, my imagination is presently possessed with the palace of Apollidon; when, after all, I find them but the paltry pieces of my own kitchen door. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • Thus the heroe is always introduced with a flourish of drums and trumpets, in order to rouse a martial spirit in the audience, and to accommodate their ears to bombast and fustian, which Mr Locke's blind man would not have grossly erred in likening to the sound of a trumpet. — “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding

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