A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
LEXIPHANIC
[adjective]
using, or interlarded with, pretentious words; bombastic; as, a lexiphanic writer or speaker; lexiphanic writing; pretentious speech.
Etymology: Greek Lexiphanes (bombastic speaker in the dialogue Lexiphanes by Lucian, 2d cent. a.d. Greek satirist).
[Pawel Kuczynski]

LEXIPHANIC

[adjective]

using, or interlarded with, pretentious words; bombastic; as, a lexiphanic writer or speaker; lexiphanic writing; pretentious speech.

Etymology: Greek Lexiphanes (bombastic speaker in the dialogue Lexiphanes by Lucian, 2d cent. a.d. Greek satirist).

[Pawel Kuczynski]

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