Thesaurus / pompous

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One can almost hear a eulogist winding himself up to strike his eulogy that comes out sententious, pompous, and full of self.

The Journal of a Disappointed ManWilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion

The pompous official drew near, and looked over his shoulder at the card.

He has no sentiment beyond a dudish and pompous admiration for himself, and he covets every hen he sees.

He is a pompous sham, who wants taking down, said the gilded youth.

Darkness and DawnFrederic W. Farrar

He took up Ward's pompous remarks and made jokes of them, so that that young divine chafed and almost choked over his great meals.

The VirginiansWilliam Makepeace Thackeray

He did not use experience in that mean and pompous sense in which it is used by the worldling advanced in years.

Robert BrowningG. K. Chesterton

The pompous landau rolled up to the house at a quarter to eleven.

The Longest JourneyE. M. Forster

Mr. Baring was pompous in his high breeding—the first gentleman in Europe was pompous also.

The very character of the pompous little skipper had made the success of the Hun plot possible.

In a little while the door-bell rings, and the first visitor is ushered in by the pompous domestic in charge of the door.

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