Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An expansible bag for holding gas.
  • noun Slang One given to empty or boastful talk.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bag for holding gas, as for the use of dentists or for a limelight.
  • noun A cylindrical bag of some gas-tight material fitted with a tube and valve so that it can be filled with air from an air-pump.
  • noun A boastful, loquacious person; a conceited gabbler.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics.
  • noun the bag containing the gas in a balloon.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A bag or bladder to hold a reservoir of gas, as in a hot-air balloon.
  • noun Metaphorically, a person who is overly garrulous or prone to making empty, unsupportable statements.

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

  • noun a boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics
  • noun the bag containing the gas in a balloon

Etymologies

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From gas +‎ bag.

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