Jonze himself plays an interviewer, and a small boyish-looking puppet with a backpack plays Spike as pompous artiste.
This year, the show has even resurrected Eliot Ness, seen making a pompous speech to reporters about bringing Capone to justice.
“This is not meant to be pompous, portentous museum entertainment,” Branagh says.
It was Muggeridge who wrote a pompous put-down of Frost titled The Apotheosis of Mediocrity in The New Statesman.
Man is a Noble Animal,” Browne wrote, “splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.
The pompous landau rolled up to the house at a quarter to eleven.
He had disliked Peppajee as a pompous egotist among his kind.
She was nobody in the pompous new household but Master Tommy's nurse.
Her delivery was unnatural and pompous; her motions were stiff, strained, ridiculous.
It is not the sectarian anxiety of any pompous little clique to get "saved" in the artistic "narrow path."
late 14c., "characterized by exaggerated self-importance," from Old French pompos (14c., Modern French pompeux) and directly from Late Latin pomposus "stately, pompous," from Latin pompa "pomp" (see pomp). More literal (but less common) meaning "characterized by pomp" is attested from early 15c. Related: Pompously.