pomposo
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pomposo(
pohm
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poh
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soh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (showy)
a. ostentatious
Si algún día me caso, no quiero una ceremonia pomposa sino algo sencillo.If I ever get married, I don't want an ostentatious ceremony; I'd rather something simple.
2. (splendid)
a. magnificent
El pomposo evento estaba organizado con todo lujo de detalles.The magnificent event was organized down to the last detail.
b. splendid
Los padres de Camila le hicieron una fiesta de 15 años pomposa.Camila's parents gave her a splendid 15th birthday party.
3. (high-sounding)
a. pompous
El discurso del presidente fue pomposo y vacío de significado.The president's speech was pompous and devoid of meaning.
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pomposo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (suntuoso)
a. sumptuous, magnificent
2. (ostentoso)
a. showy
3. (lenguaje)
a. pompous
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pomposo
adjective
(espléndido) splendid; magnificent; (majestuoso) majestic; (ostentoso) pompous;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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