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Definition of high-flown:

(adj) : pretentiously eloquent; highly figurative; lofty, extravagant, refined
"it seems to me he makes troubles, by expecting every one else to be as quixotic as himself. He is not likely to find high-flown notions among ordinary business men! -- Mrs George de Horne Vaizey, "A Houseful of Girls", 1905"
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Definition of high-flown:

(adj) : pretentiously eloquent; highly figurative; lofty, extravagant, refined
"it seems to me he makes troubles, by expecting every one else to be as quixotic as himself. He is not likely to find high-flown notions among ordinary business men! -- Mrs George de Horne Vaizey, "A Houseful of Girls", 1905"

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