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English definition of “high-flown”


adjective     /ˌhaɪˈfləʊn/ US  /-ˈfloʊn/ disapproving
describes language , ideas , or behaviour that is meant to make you admire someoneShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
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