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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 high-sound·ing /ˈhaɪˈsaʊndɪŋ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 High-sound·ing a. Pompous; noisy; ostentatious; as, high-sounding words or titles.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals);
            "high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the
            school"; "a high-sounding dissertation on the means to
            attain social revolution" [syn: high-flown, inflated]