high-sounding

[ hahy-soun-ding ]SEE DEFINITION OF high-sounding

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HIGH-SOUNDING

Bubble-characters have burst, and high-sounding phrases have been exploded.

He has been deluded by a high-sounding prophecy, and it has come to little.

Yes, boys—both of them, for all their priestly and high-sounding titles.

They all call themselves Portuguese, and own high-sounding Portuguese surnames.

My nephew's children named them, which accounts for their high-sounding titles.

To "help humanity" is a very attractive and high-sounding term.

He had a high-sounding title to his name, but neither knife nor fork!

They commenced their addresses with high-sounding words about liberty!

Romalls, amens, casserillias, and ribdilures were high-sounding but perishable.

This high-sounding mayor's court was like Caesar's court, with the exceptions in Caesar's favor.

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