It is amusing to read Tarleton's pompous account of this pursuit.
He had disliked Peppajee as a pompous egotist among his kind.
It has a pompous Latin name, but it is incurably Gothic and grotesque.
Well, pompous Chase; how do you feel for having sided with Seward?
Her delivery was unnatural and pompous; her motions were stiff, strained, ridiculous.
This pompous heroism ...