What are some alternative words for high-flown?

Synonyms for high-flown

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term high-flown.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. high-flown, high-sounding, inflated(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    idealistic, inflated, noble-minded, elevated, lofty, rarified, exalted, high-sounding, sublime, hyperbolic, high-minded, grand, rarefied

    Antonyms:
    unpretentious, ignoble

  2. exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded(adj)

    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"; "a grand purpose"

    Synonyms:
    gilded, marvelous, proud, opulent, empyrean, heroic, rattling(a), majestic, deluxe, elevated, wondrous, imposing, raised(a), rarified, noble-minded, eminent, empyreal, lordly, gallant, wonderful, grand, marvellous, ideal, high-sounding, tremendous, distinguished, luxurious, idealistic, fantastic, inflated, exalted, reverend, rare, princely, rarefied, sumptuous, high-minded, august, terrific, lofty, magisterial, towering, howling(a), expansive, soaring, sublime

    Antonyms:
    unpretentious, ignoble

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    high-sounding, grandiloquent, pompous, bombastic, overblown, turgid, snooty, high-minded

How to pronounce high-flown?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say high-flown in sign language?

  1. highflown

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#560august
#1450grand
#2682rare
#2767wonderful
#2979ideal
#3970deluxe
#4089fantastic
#4132proud
#4667sublime
#7425distinguished
#8774tremendous
#10805elevated
#11632luxurious
#12244terrific
#13306majestic
#15704imposing
#16239eminent
#17578reverend
#18232heroic
#19104soaring
#19151marvelous
#24721expansive
#25118inflated
#26035lofty
#27462exalted
#29079gallant
#29587marvellous
#29669towering
#31123wondrous
#31126hyperbolic
#33733sumptuous
#34679gilded
#38892idealistic
#49183opulent
#51574pompous
#60050princely
#65304overblown
#69915snooty
#79267bombastic
#83750magisterial
#104549rarefied
#115955turgid
#128829lordly
#129547empyrean
#170661rarified
#276564empyreal
#276754grandiloquent

Translations for high-flown

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • عالية جواArabic
  • उच्च उड़ाHindi
  • اعلی اڑایاUrdu

Get even more translations for high-flown »

Translation

Find a translation for the high-flown synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of high-flown

  1. high-flown
    high-flown
    high-flown
    high-flown
    high-flown

Discuss these high-flown synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "high-flown." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 30 Nov. 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/high-flown>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for high-flown?

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for high-flown:

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.