pretentious speech


pretentious speech
манерная речь, вычурная речь

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  • Honorific speech in Japanese — The Japanese language has many honorifics, parts of speech which show respect, and their use is mandatory in many social situations. Honorifics in Japanese may be used to emphasize social distance or disparity in rank, or to emphasize social… …   Wikipedia

  • fustian — I adjective bombastic, declamatory, flatulent, gausape, grandiloquent, grandiose, high flown, high sounding, inflated, mouthy, orotund, pompous, pretentious, ranting, swollen, tumid, turgid II noun affectation, altiloquence, bombast, bombastic… …   Law dictionary

  • pre|ten´tious|ness — pre|ten|tious «prih TEHN shuhs», adjective. 1. making claims to excellence or importance: »a pretentious person, a pretentious book, a pretentious speech. 2. doing things for show or to make a fine appearance; showy; ostentatious: »a pretentious… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|ten´tious|ly — pre|ten|tious «prih TEHN shuhs», adjective. 1. making claims to excellence or importance: »a pretentious person, a pretentious book, a pretentious speech. 2. doing things for show or to make a fine appearance; showy; ostentatious: »a pretentious… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre|ten|tious — «prih TEHN shuhs», adjective. 1. making claims to excellence or importance: »a pretentious person, a pretentious book, a pretentious speech. 2. doing things for show or to make a fine appearance; showy; ostentatious: »a pretentious style of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • jargon — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. lingo, shoptalk, patois, cant, argot, jive (sl.); double talk; gibberish. See concealment, unmeaningness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Unintelligible, trite, or pretentious speech] Syn. gibberish, mumbo… …   English dictionary for students

  • rodomontade —    (roh doh monh TAHD) [French, from Italian, after Rodomonte, the braggart king in Matteo Boiardo’s poem Orlando Innamorato (c. 1506)] A pretentious speech; blustering, boasting, or bragging talk …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • List of French words and phrases used by English speakers — Here are some examples of French words and phrases used by English speakers. English contains many words of French origin, such as art, collage, competition, force, machine, police, publicity, role, routine, table, and many other Anglicized… …   Wikipedia

  • bombastic — bombastically, adv. /bom bas tik/, adj. (of speech, writing, etc.) high sounding; high flown; inflated; pretentious. Also, bombastical. [1695 1705; BOMBAST + IC] Syn. pompous, grandiloquent, turgid, florid, grandiose. BOMBASTIC, FLOWERY,… …   Universalium


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