Grandiloquent in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Grandiloquent

prone to using sophisticated language in order to impress people

Examples of Grandiloquent in a sentence

Even though Rick did not understand the grandiloquent words, he still used them to impress his wealthy friends.  🔊

The city girl’s grandiloquent talk was confusing to the people in the country town.  🔊

When I heard the salesman’s grandiloquent speech, I knew he was trying to make the car deal sound better than it actually was.  🔊

Jack’s use of grandiloquent terminology failed to impress the job interviewer.  🔊

Although Heather started to talk in a grandiloquent manner when she became famous, she was and always will be my little sister.  🔊

The grandiloquent attorney thought he could persuade any jury with his fancy words.  🔊

Because the politician made grandiloquent speeches too sophisticated for voters to understand, he did not fair well in the polls.  🔊

Bill’s grandiloquent conversation made him seem out of place among the uneducated workers.  🔊

When the president spoke, he talked in such grandiloquent terms the public never grasped his plans.  🔊

I rarely read the author’s works because I find it difficult to comprehend his grandiloquent writing style.  🔊

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