from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. Slang To discourse at length in a pompous or boastful manner: "the rural Babbitt who bloviates about 'progress' and 'growth'” ( George Rebeck).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To speak or discourse at length in a pompous or boastful manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To orate pompously; -- used especially of politicians and news commentators.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. orate verbosely and windily
Mock-Latinate formation, from blow1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
A macaronic of blow + Latinate -iate (Wiktionary)