Definition of overblown:
Synonyms for overblown:
nondescript, tumid, windy, apostolic, unexceptional, pompous, increase, grandiloquent, commonplace, tall, mundane, prodigious, enormous, great, exaggerated, orotund, weighty, swollen, episcopal, words, fleshy, declamatory, overdrawn, obese, tumescent, flowery, magniloquent, aureate, corpulent, routine, sonorous, hyperbolized, fateful, everyday, pretentious, bombastic, flatulent, vast, fustian, large, gross, high-flown, turgid, unremarkable, plain, ceremonious, pontifical, portentous, standard, portly, ordinary, fatty, high-sounding, inflated, stout, high, rhetorical, king-size, normal, overweening, style, fat, apostolical, mature, outsize, wide, big, overweight, huge, porcine, immense, foreboding, papal.
In Hetty dwelt something of the Attic instinct which, in days of literary artifice and literary fashions from which she could not wholly escape, kept her taste fresh and guided her at once to browse on what was natural and health- giving and to reject with delicate disgust what was rank and overblown.- "Hetty Wesley", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
- "The Saint's Tragedy", Charles Kingsley.
- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.