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Definition of Pompous

Pompous

  1. Displaying pomp; stately; showy with grandeur; magnificent; as, a pompous procession.
  2. Ostentatious; pretentious; boastful; vainlorious; as, pompous manners; a pompous style.

Pompous Quotations

Anyone who thinks they're important is usually just a pompous moron who can't deal with his or her own pathetic insignificance and the fact that what they do is meaningless and inconsequential.
William Thomas

With the possible exception of things like box scores, race results, and stock market tabulations, there is no such thing as Objective Journalism. The phrase itself is a pompous contradiction in terms.
Hunter S. Thompson

Undermine their pompous authority, reject their moral standards, make anarchy and disorder your trademarks. Cause as much chaos and disruption as possible but don't let them take you ALIVE.
Sid Vicious

I've known Dennis Kucinich for a long time, and I don't think I have illusions about him. Sometimes I find him pompous, male chauvinistic, intellectually unbending. But he is a good man, and a serious one.
Marianne Williamson

People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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Pompous Translations

pompous in German is prunkvoll, breitspurig, prunkvoll
pompous in Latin is inflatus
pompous in Spanish is pomposo

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