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Definition of High-sounding

High-sounding a. means: Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as, high-sounding words or titles.

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High-sounding a. means: Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as, high-sounding words or titles.

Meaning of High-sounding

High-sounding (a.) means: Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as, high-sounding words or titles.

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High-sounding (a.): Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as, high-sounding words or titles.

Altisonant (a.): High-sounding; lofty or pompous.

Sonorous (a.): Impressive in sound; high-sounding.

Altiloquent (a.): High-sounding; pompous in speech.

Bombastical (a.): Characterized by bombast; high-sounding; inflated.

Bombast (a.): High-sounding; inflated; big without meaning; magniloquent; bombastic.

High (superl.): Possessing a characteristic quality in a supreme or superior degree; as, high (i. e., intense) heat; high (i. e., full or quite) noon; high (i. e., rich or spicy) seasoning; high (i. e., complete) pleasure; high (i. e., deep or vivid) color; high (i. e., extensive, thorough) scholarship, etc.

Bombast (n.): Fig.: High-sounding words; an inflated style; language above the dignity of the occasion; fustian.

Rant (v. i.): To rave in violent, high-sounding, or extravagant language, without dignity of thought; to be noisy, boisterous, and bombastic in talk or declamation; as, a ranting preacher.

Rant (n.): High-sounding language, without importance or dignity of thought; boisterous, empty declamation; bombast; as, the rant of fanatics.

Fustian (n.): An inflated style of writing; a kind of writing in which high-sounding words are used,' above the dignity of the thoughts or subject; bombast.

Sounding (n.): The sand, shells, or the like, that are brought up by the sounding lead when it has touched bottom.

Sounding (n.): Any place or part of the ocean, or other water, where a sounding line will reach the bottom; -- usually in the plural.

Sounding (a.): Making or emitting sound; hence, sonorous; as, sounding words.

Sounding (n.): measurement by sounding; also, the depth so ascertained.

Low-church (a.): Not placing a high estimate on ecclesiastical organizations or forms; -- applied especially to Episcopalians, and opposed to high-church. See High Church, under High.

High (superl.): Of great strength, force, importance, and the like; strong; mighty; powerful; violent; sometimes, triumphant; victorious; majestic, etc.; as, a high wind; high passions.

High-church (a.): Of or pertaining to, or favoring, the party called the High Church, or their doctrines or policy. See High Church, under High, a.

High (superl.): Elevated above any starting point of measurement, as a line, or surface; having altitude; lifted up; raised or extended in the direction of the zenith; lofty; tall; as, a high mountain, tower, tree; the sun is high.

High (n.): People of rank or high station; as, high and low.

High (adv.): In a high manner; in a high place; to a great altitude; to a great degree; largely; in a superior manner; eminently; powerfully.

High-strung (a.): Strung to a high pitch; spirited; sensitive; as, a high-strung horse.

High (superl.): Strong-scented; slightly tainted; as, epicures do not cook game before it is high.

Dear (superl.): Bearing a high price; high-priced; costly; expensive.

High-wrought (a.): Worked up, or swollen, to a high degree; as, a highwrought passion.

High (superl.): Made with a high position of some part of the tongue in relation to the palate, as / (/ve), / (f/d). See Guide to Pronunciation, // 10, 11.

Promontory (n.): A high point of land or rock projecting into the sea beyond the line of coast; a headland; a high cape.

High (superl.): Elevated in character or quality, whether moral or intellectual; preeminent; honorable; as, high aims, or motives.

High-hearted (a.): Full of courage or nobleness; high-souled.

High (superl.): Acute or sharp; -- opposed to grave or low; as, a high note.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to High-sounding

Meaning of SOUNDING

SOUNDING means: Sounding is Black−American slang for flirting

Meaning of Sound off

Sound off means: This expression comes from the practice of sailors 'sounding off' or shouting the number of fathoms as noted when sounding the depth in unknown water. Modern day electronics we call a "Sounder or Depth Sounder"

Meaning of Probity-Ringer

Probity-Ringer means: Person who uses or expresses moral sounding values or principles to project themselves as righteous and virtuous, but in reality the individual holds no personal belief in these values, only insofar as to use them to claim the moral high ground in order to win debate

Meaning of Sounding

Sounding means: A measurement of the depth of water.

Meaning of ear candy

ear candy means: pleasant-sounding music

Meaning of Echo Sounding

Echo Sounding means: Measuring the depth of the water using a sonar device.

Meaning of Chains

Chains means: Small platforms built into the sides of a ship to assist in depth sounding.

Meaning of HIGH FULHAM

HIGH FULHAM means: High Fulham is slang for a die loaded to ensure a high throw.

Meaning of high beam

high beam means: Used to describe nipples being erect, using the idea of high-beam lights being right up in your eyes. Interchangeable with the phrase nipply. "Look at Pamela Anderson, she's on high-beam. You can tell the airconditioning's a bit nipply!".

Meaning of Sounding

Sounding means: Measuring the depth of the water. Traditionally done by swinging the lead, now commonly by using a hull mounted echo sounder.

Meaning of stubble

stubble means: Similar to chinny-reck-on etc, but accompanied by rubbing of chin and a noise of disagreement along the lines of "neigh", but sounding more like "naiii".

Meaning of boom!

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Meaning of HIGH STEPPER

HIGH STEPPER means: High stepper is British slang for a fashion concious person. High stepper is London Cockney rhyming slang for pepper.

Meaning of high tea

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Meaning of suck (you ...)

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Meaning of Prapper

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Meaning of high-five

high-five means: Slapping someone else's palm stretched over the head. Homer got the high-five from some skank down the block.

Meaning of high-five

high-five means: To slap someone else's palm stretched over the head. Jan and Jo-Jo high-fived each other when they won the sack race.

Meaning of high-strung

high-strung means: Tense, nervous. When I asked her out, she high-hatted me and walked away.

Meaning of HIGH

HIGH means: High is slang for a pleasantly intoxicated state. Usually these days with regard to drug taking.

Meaning of High-sounding

High-sounding means: Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as, high-sounding words or titles.

Meaning of Altisonant

Altisonant means: High-sounding; lofty or pompous.

Meaning of Sonorous

Sonorous means: Impressive in sound; high-sounding.

Meaning of Altiloquent

Altiloquent means: High-sounding; pompous in speech.

Meaning of Bombastical

Bombastical means: Characterized by bombast; high-sounding; inflated.

Meaning of Bombast

Bombast means: High-sounding; inflated; big without meaning; magniloquent; bombastic.

Meaning of High

High means: Possessing a characteristic quality in a supreme or superior degree; as, high (i. e., intense) heat; high (i. e., full or quite) noon; high (i. e., rich or spicy) seasoning; high (i. e., complete) pleasure; high (i. e., deep or vivid) color; high (i. e., extensive, thorough) scholarship, etc.

Meaning of Bombast

Bombast means: Fig.: High-sounding words; an inflated style; language above the dignity of the occasion; fustian.

Meaning of Rant

Rant means: To rave in violent, high-sounding, or extravagant language, without dignity of thought; to be noisy, boisterous, and bombastic in talk or declamation; as, a ranting preacher.

Meaning of Rant

Rant means: High-sounding language, without importance or dignity of thought; boisterous, empty declamation; bombast; as, the rant of fanatics.

Meaning of Fustian

Fustian means: An inflated style of writing; a kind of writing in which high-sounding words are used,' above the dignity of the thoughts or subject; bombast.

Meaning of Sounding

Sounding means: The sand, shells, or the like, that are brought up by the sounding lead when it has touched bottom.

Meaning of Sounding

Sounding means: Any place or part of the ocean, or other water, where a sounding line will reach the bottom; -- usually in the plural.

Meaning of Sounding

Sounding means: Making or emitting sound; hence, sonorous; as, sounding words.

Meaning of Sounding

Sounding means: measurement by sounding; also, the depth so ascertained.

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