Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Stormy; windy; tempestuous: as, blustering weather; “a blustering day,”
- Noisy; violent; self-asserting; swaggering: as, a blustering fellow.
- n. The process of blustering.
- adj. Engaged in the process of blustering.
- adj. Pompous or arrogant in one's speech or bearing.
- v. present participle of bluster.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Exhibiting noisy violence, as the wind; stormy; tumultuous.
- adj. Uttering noisy threats; noisy and swaggering; boisterous.
- adj. blowing in violent and abrupt bursts
“In fact, I’ll say it again … all this blustering is media propaganda.”
“Recall his blustering campaign rhetoric about defeating the Taliban; recall the public commitment last”
“Recall his blustering campaign rhetoric about defeating the Taliban; recall the public commitment last December of Defense Secretary Robert Gates to strengthen military bases in Afghanistan.”
“Now, sir, this kind of blustering and bravado may sound very big up in”
“In the same prolusion, Strada quotes the "blustering" line, afterwards censured by Dryden; but erroneously reads,”
“The blustering rudeness of contemporary atheists appears to have driven at least one person closer to God:”
“Why McKenna's mentioned Alex Salmond in an abysmal piece about some media fodder Rangers footballer and why he believes Salmond will talk about it in an arrogant, boasting or blustering way in parliament is beyond me.”
“I had to look up what rodomontade means and it means arrogant boasting blustering or ranting talk”
“Many came, blustering, promising, drinking heavily and falling in the pre-rutted lanes.”
“Tis when that order comes on cold, blustering nights that "Jack" grimly mutters: "Who would not sell a farm and go to sea?”
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