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meanings of bombast


  1. Cotton, or cotton wool.
  2. High-sounding words; language above the dignity of the occasion; a pompous or ostentatious manner of writing or speaking.
  3. Cotton, or any soft, fibrous material, used as stuffing for garments; stuffing, padding.


  1. To use high-sounding words; to speak or write in a pompous or ostentatious manner.
  2. To swell or fill out; to inflate, to pad.


  1. Big without meaning, or high-sounding; bombastic, inflated; magniloquent.