Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who blusters.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, blusters; a noisy swaggerer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which blusters; especially, a swaggerer; a bully; a noisy, boastful, or boisterous fellow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who causes trouble by speaking indiscreetly

Etymologies

bluster +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Trump may be a cartoon blusterer, Sarah Palin a sitcom nosy 'n' sassy-neighbor-next-door, Mitt a replicant who thinks he's a real human, Ron Paul the kindly/crackpot dad from a YA series, and Huckabee the host of a Sunday morning Bible story show for kids of all ages!

    Ellis Weiner: Everything Newt Is Old Again

  • The synonyms were spot-on: big mouth, blusterer, boaster, braggart, line-shooter, loudmouth, and — my personal favorite — vaunter.

    Review: Wordnik’s Thesaurus « Motivated Grammar

  • The script, by EV Crowe, was packed tight with goodies for those listening carefully a great joke about lutes comes and goes in a beat, and I found Paul Woodson captivating as Charlie, a charmer and a tireless blusterer who betrays a growing panic, even as he repeats the mantra "Yes, me, now" to hearten himself for revolt.

    Edinburgh fringe theatre roundup

  • Everything about this modern family should be familiar enough, including the father and official family head, Zeek (Craig T. Nelson of "Coach"), a bull-in-a-china-shop blusterer with a heart of gold.

    You Can Go Home Again

  • He was not said to be either a fool or a blusterer, but why go to Blackbough otherwise?

    THE RIVER KINGS’ ROAD

  • Do not turn your back on your people and give them only this arrogant blusterer to guide them.

    The Shattering

  • Any time one finds oneself in the unaccustomed position of thinking that the old blusterer has a point, you know it's time to have another look at the evidence ...

    Lockerbie: What Would Cameron Have Done Differently?

  • The thing that really irks me though is the habit of having characters ramble endlessly one scene and not say a word the next, depending on if they're supposed to be the blusterer or the listener.

    Glengarry Glen Ross

  • The old bully blusterer would upbraid newspapers he thought had misrepresented him, and did so colorfully.

    A Fighting Word That's Lost Its Punch

  • Absent that, Chavez remains a blusterer best left to the other governments of the region to contain.

    Holding Pattern

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