Kinds of language

bombastic
(adj)
bom-BAS-tic
Meaning

pompous (of language); using inflated language; talking in an absurdly grand way

1st Sample Sentence

In a bombastic speech, the chief minister compared himself to Lord Rama, the Emperor Ashoka, Abraham Lincoln, Steve Jobs, and Spiderman.

Root

bombax bombacis (cotton) (Latin)

Synonyms

bombastic, grandiloquent

Mnemonics

BOMBS and firecrackers are used to impress people and they cause high sound