Meaning of fustian
Pronunciation: (fus'chun), [key]
- a stout fabric of cotton and flax.
- a fabric of stout twilled cotton or of cotton and low-quality wool, with a short nap or pile.
- inflated or turgid language in writing or speaking: Fustian can't disguise the author's meager plot.
- made of fustian: a fustian coat; fustian bed linen.
- pompous or bombastic, as language: fustian melodrama.
- worthless; cheap: fustian knaves and dupes.
- fustian (Thesaurus)