inflated: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in-flā'tid), [key]
— adj.
  1. distended with air or gas; swollen.
  2. puffed up, as with pride.
  3. turgid or bombastic: his inflated prose.
  4. unduly increased in level: inflated costs.
  5. unduly expanded in amount, value, or size; characterized by inflation.
  6. hollow and enlarged or swelled out: inflated perianth.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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