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Meaning of pompous

pomp•ous

Pronunciation: (pom'pus), [key]
— adj.
  1. characterized by an ostentatious display of dignity or importance: a pompous minor official.
  2. ostentatiously lofty or high-flown: a pompous speech.
  3. characterized by pomp, stately splendor, or magnificence.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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