Dictionary source: Spanish-English Online Dictionary
Spanish to English translation of ampuloso (adj.) = pompous ; hyfoluted ; flamboyant ; ornate ; bombastic ; portentous. Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'. Ex: I can believe that changing the logo broke some hyfoluted view ofthe library. Ex: Nathan was known for being the most flamboyant DJ in the area. Ex: Some homes are grand, with stately brick, spiraling staircases, ornate fences and multiple entrances. Ex: You don't have to be bombastic to be powerful [he says in a loud voice], you can be more intimate [he says in a quieter voice]. Ex: He is described in the play as a "rather portentous man in his middle fifties but rather provincial in his speech'. ---- * estilo ampuloso = turgid style ; plethoric style. * prosa ampulosa = plethoric prose ; turgid prose.