Bombast – pompous words (full of hot air)
Bombast means pompous or high-sounding words.
The bomb blast (bombast) made the area full of hot air.
Bombast is the kind of language used by people who want to sound impressive and important.
Examples of bombast in a sentence
Her speech was all bombast and the audience failed to get any specifics from her.
His pompous speech in the House of Commons was described as pure bombast in the following day's newspapers.
He was noted for taking a bombastic approach when fending off those who questioned him at public meetings.