Verboticism: Pompbastic


Created by: Stevenson0

Definition: v. To demonstrate your superior knowledge and intellect by using complex, confusing and mind-numbingly stupid jargon. n. A person who uses big words to inflate their unusually small ideas.

Pronunciation: pomp/bas/tic

Sentence: Petty, pushy, pathetic Paul, the executive assistant of the boss, takes an annoyingly pompbastic approach to simple office memos, agrandizing them with complicated, enigmatic, esoteric and over bearing verboseness that pisses every body off.

Etymology: pompus + bombastic (high-sounding; high-flown; inflated; pretentious)

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Comments: Pompbastic

silveryaspen - 2008-03-06: 11:11:00
Sentence and words have great alliteration! Fun to say! Meaning full! Excellent!

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-06: 18:09:00
Nice! Describes the definition without looking at it.