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high-flown


2 dicționare găsite pentru high-flown
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  High-flown \High"-flown`\, a.
     1. Elevated; proud. "High-flown hopes." --Denham.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Turgid; extravagant; bombastic; inflated; as, high-flown
        language. --M. Arnold.
        [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  high-flown
       adj 1: pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals);
              "high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the
              school"; "a high-sounding dissertation on the means to
              attain social revolution" [syn: high-sounding, inflated]
       2: of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or
          style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown
          ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept" [syn:
          exalted, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified,
           idealistic, noble-minded]

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