fustian

Primary Meanings of fustian

1.
n
a strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap
2.
n
pompous or pretentious talk or writing
Full Definitions of fustian
1

n a strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap

Type of:
cloth, fabric, material, textile
artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
2

n pompous or pretentious talk or writing

Synonyms:
blah, bombast, claptrap, rant
Type of:
grandiloquence, grandiosity, magniloquence, ornateness, rhetoric
high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation

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