Synonyms for sesquipedalian

Synonyms for (noun) sesquipedalian

Synonyms: sesquipedalia, sesquipedalian

Definition: a very long word (a foot and a half long)

Similar words: polysyllabic word, polysyllable

Definition: a word of more than three syllables

Synonyms for (adj) sesquipedalian

Synonyms: polysyllabic, sesquipedalian

Definition: (of words) long and ponderous; having many syllables

Usage: sesquipedalian technical terms

Similar words: long

Definition: primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified

Usage: a long road; a long distance; contained many long words; ten miles long

Synonyms: sesquipedalian

Definition: given to the overuse of long words

Usage: sesquipedalian orators; this sesquipedalian way of saying one has no money

Similar words: pretentious

Definition: making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction

Usage: a pretentious country house; a pretentious fraud; a pretentious scholarly edition

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