21 Days to a Bigger Vocabulary - Day 18

Friday, 15 February 2008

lexiphanic

pronunciation:  lecks-i-fan-ik

definition:  using or interlarding with magniloquent, bombastic, perhaps euphuistic speech or writing. 

Still confused?  How about this:  using pretentious words to impress people.  Of course, our aim here at "21 Days to a Bigger vocabulary" is not to be impressive...just annoying.