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overblown

171 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ˌə͡ʊvəblˈə͡ʊn], [ˌə‍ʊvəblˈə‍ʊn], [ˌəʊ_v_ə_b_l_ˈəʊ_n]
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Synonyms for Overblown:

overblown (noun)

grandiloquent, mature, pompous, pontifical, portentous, pretentious.

Other synonyms and related words:

Crammed, Overdrawn, Papal, absurd, adipose, amplified, apostolic, apostolical, artless, arty, aureate, autumnal, big, bloated, bombastic, bursting, ceremonious, choked, chubby, commonplace, conceited, congested, corpulent, crowded, decisive, declamatory, disproportionate, distended, drenched, dropsical, egotistic, elevated, enormous, episcopal, euphuistic, everyday, exaggerated, exalted, excessive, far-fetched, fat, fateful, fatty, filled to overflowing, flatulent, fleshy, florid, flowery, foreboding, fulsome, fustian, gigantic, glutted, gorged, grand, grandiose, great, gross, heavy, heightened, high, high-flown, high-sounding, huge, hyperbolized, hyperemic, immense, immoderate, immodest, imposing, improbable, in spate, increase, incredible, inflated, jam-packed, jammed, king-size, large, lofty, magnified, magniloquent, maturer, mouthy, mundane, noble, nondescript, normal, obese, oratorical, ordinary, orotund, outrageous, outsize, over-the-top, overburdened, overcharged, overdone, overfed, overflowing, overfraught, overfreighted, overfull, overladen, overloaded, overripe, overstated, overstocked, overstuffed, oversupplied, overweening, overweight, overweighted, packed, plain, plethoric, porcine, portly, preposterous, prodigious, profuse, puffed-up, purple, ready to burst, rhetorical, routine, running over, satiated, saturated, self-important, smug, soaked, sonorous, standard, steep, stilted, stout, stuffed, stuffed up, style, supercharged, superfluous, superior, supersaturated, surcharged, surfeited, swell-headed, swelled-headed, swollen, tall, tumescent, tumid, turgid, unbelievable, undue, unexceptional, unremarkable, uplifting, vain, vast, verbose, weighty, wide, windy, words.

Rhymes for Overblown:

  1. lone, scone, mon, roan, groan, clone, own, crone, sown, hone, known, bone, sewn, rhone, loan, tone, blown, drone, moan, zone, cohn, cone, prone, shown, phone, thrown, grown, throne, stone, shone;
  2. trombone, homegrown, atone, hipbone, condone, unknown, bemoan, alone, malone, intone, disown, cologne, dethrone, postpone, cyclone, capone;
  3. overgrown, bourguignon, overthrown, unbeknown, calderon;

Quotes for Overblown:

  1. In TV, and in particular in commercials, you don't really need to explain very much at all- you just say he's a spy and he's a little bit theatrical and overblown and smug and he's not very good at his job. Rowan Atkinson.
  2. Most people here agree that the rhetoric got overblown on both sides of the Atlantic before the Iraq war, and it was a disagreement among friends over the timing, not the substance, of the Iraq war. John S. Tanner.
  3. When I'm writing the book I'm laughing at just how overblown the characters seemed. How full of himself he seems. But I didn't get far enough in the series to really drive the joke of it home. Jhonen Vasquez.
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