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pomp·ous

pompous

 
 
pronunciation:
pam ps
part of speech: adjective
definition: showing an exaggerated sense of own's own importance.
The pompous sales clerk acted as if he was too busy and important to wait on us.
synonyms:
arrogant, conceited
antonyms:
modest
similar words:
proud, vain
derivations: pompously (adv.), pompousness (n.)