Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The flexible air-filled chamber of a bagpipe or similar instrument.
  • n. Slang A talkative person who communicates nothing of substance or interest.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Bellows for an organ.
  • n. someone who talks excessively

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bag filled with wind; hence, a person of mere words; a noisy, empty pretender.

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

  • n. a boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics

Etymologies

wind +‎ bag (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • That's odd. WeirdNet, are you feeling okay?

    January 28, 2009

  • Wow, WeirdNet is 100% spot on on windbags.

    January 28, 2009