Definition of Pompously

1. Adverb. In a pompous manner. "He pompously described his achievements"

Partainyms: Pompous



Definition of Pompously

1. Adverb. In a pompous manner. ¹

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Definition of Pompously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pompously

pompillion
pompion
pompions
pompire
pompoleon
pompoleons
pompom
pompoms
pompon
pompons
pompoon
pompoons
pomposities
pomposity
pompous
pompously (current term)
pompousness
pompousnesses
pomps
pomroy
pomroys
poms
pomset
pomsets
pomwater
pomwaters
pomœrium
pon
ponazuril
ponce

Literary usage of Pompously

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1. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"... venture their lives that they might be pompously buried . . . 'among the monuments of kings;' and, finally, Bradshaw, who died in the Deanery, ..."

2. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: With by Delany (Mary) (1861)
"Sir Philip Sidney would pompously say, " when the excelling excellency of so many excellent ... pompously ..."

3. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: With by Delany (Mary) (1861)
"Sir Philip Sidney would pompously say, " when the excelling excellency of so many excellent persons was collected in one place it made all other places seem ..."

4. The History of the Parliament of England: Which Began November the Third, M by Thomas May (1812)
"The King returneth out o/"Scotland, &nd is pompously entertained by the City of London. The Remonstrance is published bij the Parliament. ..."

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