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  • n. A pompous person, pretending to have inspiration or spiritual insight.


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  • In short, a windbag.

    August 28, 2009

  • JM wonders if there is an A-List for aeolists.

    August 25, 2009

  • aeolist: a pretender to inspiration or spiritual regeneration

    ~used by Jonathan Swift

    January 17, 2009