sesquipedality

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sesquipedality using long words
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sesquipedality The quality or condition of being sesquipedal.
    • Sesquipedality The use of sesquipedalian words; style characterized by the use of long words; sesquipedalism.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sesquipedality The condition or property of being sesquipedalian; hence, the condition of being over-large.
    • n sesquipedality The practice of using long words.
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