Sophomorical
Sophomoric Soph`o*mor"ic, Sophomorical Soph`o*mor"ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to a sophomore; resembling a sophomore; hence, pretentious; inflated in style or manner; as, sophomoric affectation. [U. S.] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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  • sophomorical — sophomoric / morˈ/ or sophomorˈical adjective 1. Of a sophomore 2. Bombastic • • • Main Entry: ↑sophomore …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sophomoric — Soph o*mor ic, Sophomorical Soph o*mor ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to a sophomore; resembling a sophomore; hence, pretentious; inflated in style or manner; as, sophomoric affectation. [U. S.] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sophomoric — sophomorically, adv. /sof euh mawr ik, mor /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a sophomore or sophomores. 2. suggestive of or resembling the traditional sophomore; intellectually pretentious, overconfident, conceited, etc., but immature: sophomoric… …   Universalium

  • bombastic — a. Inflated, turgid, tumid, swelling, stilted, grandiloquent, magniloquent, altiloquent, sesquipedalian, pompous, sophomorical, high flown, high sounding …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • inflated — a. 1. Distended (with air), swollen, bloated, puffed up. 2. Tumid, turgid, bombastic, grandiloquent, altiloquent, magniloquent, stilted, declamatory, rhetorical, sophomorical, high flown …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sophomore — /ˈsɒfəmɔ/ (say sofuhmaw) noun Chiefly US a student in the second year of a course at university, college, or school. {sophom (variant of sophism (def. 1) with reference to the fact that such arguments were used as school exercises) + or2, respelt …   Australian English dictionary

  • sophomoric — ☆ sophomoric [säf môr′ik, säf΄ə môr′ik ] adj. of, like, or characteristic of sophomores, who are often regarded as self assured, opinionated, etc. though immature: also sophomorical sophomorically adv …   English World dictionary

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