(1) Oh, but now this is highfalutin identity politics to be sneered at along with your safe spaces and trigger warnings.
(2) As if to prove she had not abandoned US television entirely in favour of the highfalutin' and literary, she took a recurring role as Hannibal Lecter's psychiatrist in the current TV series Hannibal .
(3) And are violations of the rule obvious products of mishearing, careless reading, or a chintzy attempt to sound highfalutin?
(4) Such comparisons seem a bit highfalutin for what is ultimately a teen-friendly action flick, but Lawrence insists that real-world analogies are legitimate.
(5) In what Politico described as a “brutal” indictment last week, the paper’s editorial board – considered a must-read for the very kind of conservative voters and donors Romney would seek – expressed precisely the same denigrating assessment of Romney as Murdoch’s tweet did, albeit in more highfalutin language.
(6) This highfalutin pudding really does live up to its name.
(7) Not the highfalutin Royal Albert Hall, live-on-BBC-telly event.
(8) He once earned a famous reproach for writing too highfalutin a match report of a game between Chelsea and Blackpool, evoking Greek tragedy and, specifically, the blinding of Oedipus ("Will you tell me one thing?"
(9) I know that sounds awfully highfalutin and philosophical, but it's precisely what the healthcare debate, both the current and historic versions, has been about.
(10) "The thing that everybody always theorises is, why did you recommend such a highfalutin-type system for the WCML?
(11) Major's "back to basics" campaign was against highfalutin ideology; a disavowal of politics.
(12) Even – if the word is not taboo in their highfalutin circles – a hit.
(13) School architecture is just more highfalutin liberal claptrap, governors are " local worthies seeking a badge of status and the chance to waffle about faddy issues ", the national curriculum is a ball and chain, and teachers are part of a leftwing conspiracy.
(a.) Displaying pomp; stately; showy with grandeur; magnificent; as, a pompous procession.
(1) Leave aside the noxious and pompous view that the views of non-national-security-professionals - whatever that means - should be ignored when it comes to militarism, US foreign policy and war crimes.
(2) On last Friday's Radio 4 Today programme , the historian Robert Service played his part to perfection, pompously advising the BBC to "get some sense of proportion".
(3) He says that the idea of the corrupt, lying, pompous politician has become "the equivalent of the mother-in-law or Irish joke of the 1970s".
(4) As the debate reached its conclusion, Stockwood, dressed grandly in a purple cassock and pompously fondling his crucifix in a way that was devastatingly lampooned by Rowan Atkinson a week later on a Not the Nine O'Clock News sketch, delivered his parting shot of, "You'll get your 30 pieces of silver."
(5) She was terrifying but not pompous, and she could be quite playful, quite cosy in a strange way."
(6) Auda is more of a problem: his character is portrayed as an unreformed savage who cares only for violence, treasure and his own pompous self-image.
(7) Giles Oakley London • In conception and format, it was trite – while being undeservedly pompous and self-esteeming.
(8) About three years ago, he was teasing me about something – being thick probably, or making pompous speeches.
(9) His chairman, Sir Malcolm Rifkind, was more magnificently pompous, as befits an ex-foreign secretary.
(10) Please don't read my pompous views above as referring to the great majority of gallery shows, where dealers display art they hope someone will want to buy for their home, and new collectors are born every week.
(11) When those inside the temple are pompous hypocrites, maybe it is the better place to be.
(12) Those who actively seek out linguistic slip-ups will correct you with such glee that it makes you doubt whether their commitment to "calling out" bigotry matches their commitment to pompous arseholerly.
(13) Chaplin himself wrote about this process: "Sometimes a musician would get pompous with me, and I would cut him short: 'Whatever the melody is, the rest is just a vamp.'
(14) I realised that my goal here really is to represent – it sounds super-pompous – how we think and how we associate.
(15) "Without wishing to sound pompous, I do more research now than ever.
(16) I will leave the public to judge his actions.” Mick Cash, general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union, said it should be no surprise that his black cab members across London were considering “a boycott of the Tory toff David Mellor over his outrageous, pompous and disgraceful tirade against one of their colleagues”.
(17) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – five reasons we're still slightly worried Read more This caped crusader has had a personality upgrade Facebook Twitter Pinterest Photograph: Warner Bros The Batman we met in The Lego Movie aways seemed an unlikely candidate for his own solo film, a pompous jerk who was more Flash Thompson than Bruce Wayne.
(18) It was as absurd for a Tory MP to demand Abbott's resignation from the shadow cabinet on account of this remark as it was for Ed Miliband to tell her pompously "in no uncertain terms" that it had been "unacceptable".
(19) It's pompous twaddle with no relevance to fucking anything."
(20) This is all the more surprising since Tolstoy seems to speak freely, in his fiction, with the sort of moralistic-prophetic voice – the voice of a teacher of right and wrong – that lesser writers are obliged to use sparingly, unless they want to sound pompous and didactic.