flowery; inflated; overblown
Having a flowery lofty style with no real importance. Important sounding with little real information.
His bombastic art was simple yet interesting.
Her bombastic speech was inspiring although the message was empty.
Memory trick: A bomb is visually impressive and "astic" reminds us of fantastic.
It is impressive but the message is fantastic or fantasy.
Used at work:
Your presentation was bombastic. Let's hope they don't notice it really says nothing.
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