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- adj. Blowing in loud and abrupt bursts; "blustering (or blusterous) winds of Patagonia"; "a cold blustery day"; "a gusty storm with strong sudden rushes of wind"
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Blustering; blusterous; raging; noisy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. blowing in violent and abrupt bursts
- adj. noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others
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Kerry also accused President Bush of undermining U.S. security with what he called blustery arrogant foreign policy.
A pair of late birdies gave Tom Watson a one-shot lead Saturday after three rounds of the British Open in blustery conditions at Turnberry ....
However, as Nero, blustery is not necessarily a bad thing.
The idea that all that anti-Commie blustery is coming from those who actually support the cause is pretty insane, but it’s a pretty direct criticism that was way ahead of its time.
"I have always felt that Petey is happiest when our front door opens for the morning walk and he finds a Winnie-the-Pooh kind of blustery day," Kim wrote.
He has a kind of blustery, stumbling way of talking.
HUGHLEY: I never knew what "blustery" meant, and now I do.
His manners were by no means agreeable to Andrew; he was quite too "blustery," and was dangerous when in one of his fits.
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He came into her place with a show of confidence, a kind of blustery bonhomie.
Despite her host's usual cordiality, Monroe finds the climate around the dinner table only slightly less chilling than the "blustery" winter night outside.