American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal A boaster or braggart.
- n. derogatory A person who talks too much or too loudly, especially in a boastful or self-important manner.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a very boastful and talkative person.
- n. a very boastful and talkative person
- blow + hard (Wiktionary)
“The government, especially with this very complex indictment, has opened it up for what I call the blowhard defense: 'He's all words, no action, and how has he benefited in any way?'" says Douglas Godfrey, a professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law and a former criminal defense lawyer.”
“This blowhard is what is wrong with america today.”
“How those occur in similar contexts to blowhard is opaque to me.”
“This loud mouth blowhard is dumber that a golf bag stuffed full with putters and sand wedges. pusmytits,”
““That bloviating, bully of a blowhard is so ignorant … ..””
“The word blowhard has appeared in 15 Times articles over the past year, most recently in”
“That bloviating, bully of a blowhard is so ignorant he can’t see that he is guilty in the highest degree of what he charges his enemies.”
“However my 181 post was calling a blowhard a blowhard …. could you have meant 180 and 182 instead?”
“This is what makes me merely arrogant; otherwise, I'd be a total blowhard, which is an entirely different thing.”
“Beats calling blowhard aviation experts, I tell you true.”
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