Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HIGHFLOWN

"You will find your bills refreshing after this highflown talk," he said.

It was intended to be a highflown composition about the egg and the hen.

The comparison was not at all highflown to Clare, whatever it may seem to anybody else.

Whereupon Lafayette and the two Municipals, with highflown chivalry, take their leave.