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Meaning of word high-flown from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

high-flown   adjective

Meaning : Pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals).

Example : High-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school.
A high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution.

Synonyms : high-sounding, inflated

Meaning : Of high moral or intellectual value. Elevated in nature or style.

Example : An exalted ideal.
Argue in terms of high-flown ideals.
A noble and lofty concept.
A grand purpose.

Synonyms : elevated, exalted, grand, high-minded, idealistic, lofty, noble-minded, rarefied, rarified, sublime