Definition of magniloquent:
grandiloquent, sonorous, marvelous, aureate, tall, orotund, portentous, overblown, high-sounding, improbable, fustian, bombastic, flowery, marvellous, words, style, high-flown, swollen, declamatory, pontifical, pompous, plain, rhetorical.
- "An Ocean Tramp", William McFee.
Had he been called upon to write the document he would certainly have given something more terse and simple than that rotund and magniloquent instrument which Jefferson bequeathed to the unbounded admiration of American posterity.- "Benjamin Franklin", John Torrey Morse, Jr..
That magniloquent Spaniard instantly claimed an interview with the King, before whom, according to the statement of his colleagues, doing their best to pry into these secrets, he blustered and bounced, and was more fantastical in his insolence than even Spanish envoy had ever been before.- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.