"grandiose" Definition

  1. a. Impressive or elevating in effect; imposing; splendid; striking; -- in a good sense.
  2. a. Characterized by affectation of grandeur or splendor; flaunting; turgid; bombastic; -- in a bad sense; as, a grandiose style.

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Position in dictionary: 42995 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a.,
Words that start with "grandiose": 1
Words that end with "grandiose": 1
Words that contain "grandiose": 1
Next words in dictionary: grandiosity, grandity, grandly, grandma, grandmamma, grandmother, grandmotherly, grandnephew, grandness, grandniece
Previous words in dictionary: grandinous, grandiloquous, grandiloquent, grandiloquence, grandific, grandfatherly, grandfather, grandevous, grandevity, grandeur

English Dictionary Definition of grandiose

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