Definición de high-flown en inglés:

high-flown

Silabificación: high-flown

adjetivo

(Especially of language or ideas) extravagant and lofty.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The language they used was high-flown - some would say overblown.
  • It is tempting under the current circumstances to rush down from our high ground and have a right old go at the BBC - perhaps using rather high-flown and intemperate language.
  • Viewed in this light, his high-flown rhetoric about the timeless values of freedom and democracy can seem an abstraction fit only for university debating halls.
Sinónimos
grand, extravagant, elaborate, flowery, lofty, ornate, overblown, overdone, overwrought, grandiloquent, magniloquent, grandiose, orotund, inflated, high-sounding; affected, pretentious, bombastic, pompous, turgid
informal windy, purple, highfalutin, la-di-da

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