big talk

big talk
Synonyms and related words:
Barnumism, affectation, aggrandizement, amplification, ballyhoo, bedizenment, blowing up, bullshit, bunk, bunkum, burlesque, caricature, convolution, dilatation, dilation, enhancement, enlargement, exaggerating, exaggeration, excess, exorbitance, expansion, extravagance, extreme, fancy talk, fine talk, fish story, flashiness, flatulence, flatulency, fulsomeness, garishness, gas, gaudiness, grandiloquence, grandioseness, grandiosity, heightening, high-flown diction, highfalutin, highfaluting, hot air, huckstering, hyperbole, hyperbolism, inflatedness, inflation, inordinacy, lexiphanicism, loftiness, luridness, magnification, magniloquence, mere rhetoric, meretriciousness, orotundity, ostentation, ostentatious complexity, overemphasis, overestimation, overkill, overstatement, platitudinous ponderosity, polysyllabic profundity, pomposity, pompous prolixity, pompousness, pontification, pretension, pretentiousness, prodigality, profuseness, prose run mad, puffery, puffing up, rhetoric, rhetoricalness, sensationalism, sententiousness, showiness, stiltedness, stretching, superlative, swelling utterance, swollen phrase, swollenness, tall story, tall talk, tortuosity, tortuousness, touting, travesty, tumidity, tumidness, turgescence, turgidity

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  • big talk — big′ talk′ n. Informal. inf exaggeration; bragging • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • big talk — 1. n. boasting; exaggerated claims. □ No more big talk. I want action! □ I heard nothing but big talk since you got here. 2. tv. to boss other people around. □ Don’t big talk me. I know who you are. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Big Talk Productions — Ltd. Тип Производственная компания Год основания 1995 Основатели Нира Пак Расположение …   Википедия

  • big talk —  Arrogant talk …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • big talk — noun : boastful talk : bluster * * * Informal. exaggeration; bragging. [1855 60, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • big talk — Informal. exaggeration; bragging. [1855 60, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • big talk — boasting, bluster, bragging …   English contemporary dictionary

  • talk — [tôk] vi. [ME talken (akin to Fris, to chatter), prob. freq. based on OE talian, to reckon, akin to talu,TALE] 1. a) to put ideas into, or exchange ideas by, spoken words; speak; converse b) to express something in words; make a statement (of, on …   English World dictionary

  • big — [big] adj. bigger, biggest [ME < Gmc * bugja, swollen up, thick (> BUG2 & Norw dial. bugge, big man) < IE base * beu , * bheu , to blow up, swell > PUCK2, L bucca, puffed cheek] 1. a) of great size, extent, or capacity; large …   English World dictionary

  • talk — I n. address, lecture 1) to give a talk 2) a pep; sales talk 3) a talk about, on (she gave an interesting talk on bringing up children) conversation chatter 4) to have a talk (with) 5) blunt, plain; idle, small; loose; table talk 6) a long talk… …   Combinatory dictionary

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