Noun(1) a very long word (a foot and a half long
Adjective(1) given to the overuse of long words(2) (of words
(1) Helplessly, he would manipulate every sesquipedalian word he encountered until he had wrung all possible combinations out of it.(2) The work started as a monologue, a rather sesquipedalian , somewhat dithering Englishwoman's reverie about Kabul based on a 1965 guidebook to that city.(3) The English of the New Jerusalem Bible and New American Bible is sesquipedalian and nearly impossible to read aloud at times.(4) Geologists (who never shy away from sesquipedalian words) call the process ‘differentiation.’(5) This isn't some pretentious, sesquipedalian piece of drivel, but a mad, inspired, fun must-read.
(1) sesquipedalian :: sesquipedalian
1. polysyllabic ::
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