English to Afrikaans Meaning :: pompous

Pompous :
luisterryk
- luisterrykdeftighoogdrawendheid
 

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Adjective(1) puffed up with vanity(2) characterized by pomp and ceremony and stately display

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(1) As if his letters were not a true indicator of his pompous attitude, Donovan in person was pretentious and rude.(2) Many of the most pompous and arrogant men I've ever met have been obsessed by upgrading their flight tickets.(3) Walton is splendidly pompous and circumstantial when extolling the Babylonian gods.(4) The pompous , splendid Library, on the other hand, visually overwhelms its contents.(5) Still, many Panelists who accepted the usage also remarked that it was pretentious or pompous .(6) Taking an aristocrat's pompous and often unrealistic pontifications as an ideal for living is clearly not a good thing.(7) You also said that your Dad always taught you that being pompous and self-important was just about the greatest sin of all.(8) I've just deleted a very long and somewhat pompous sociology essay that you probably wouldn't have been able to bear reading all the way through.(9) It is here that Nazneen is to spend the rest of her days married to Chanu Babu - a pompous yet discreetly sensitive man twenty years her senior.(10) But saying something on a grand scale is what fools or pompous pundits usually do.(11) Technical people too often seem distant, effete, imperious, and even pompous .(12) I don't think anyone could read this behaviour in any other way than being pompous and patronising.(13) Keith was painted as patronising and pompous , with a grandiose idea of her own importance.(14) Amrish Puri stars in one of the tales as a vain and pompous man.(15) Lord Irvine has always been portrayed as a pompous and arrogant.(16) Aristotle's critics have pounced upon this sentence as an example of pompous obscurantism.
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(1) pompous ass ::
luisterryk gat
Synonyms
Adjective
1. self-important ::
self-belangrik
2. ceremonious ::
statig
Antonyms
1. humble ::
nederige
2. lowly ::
nederig
3. modest ::
beskeie
Different Forms
pompous, pompously, pompousness
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