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Dictionary entry overview: What does grandiose mean?
• GRANDIOSE (adjective)
The adjective GRANDIOSE has 2 senses:
1. impressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur; used to show disapproval
2. affectedly genteel
Familiarity information: GRANDIOSE used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||grandiose [BACK TO TOP]|
Impressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur; used to show disapproval
impressive (making a strong or vivid impression)
|Sense 2||grandiose [BACK TO TOP]|
pretentious (making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction)
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