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adjective uk   /ˌhaɪˈfləʊn/  us   /-ˈfloʊn/ disapproving
High-flown language, ideas, or behaviour is meant to make you admire someone.
Translations of “high-flown”
in Chinese (Traditional) 浮誇的,言過其實的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 浮夸的,言过其实的…
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