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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Orate verbosely and windily..

Usage examples (35)
  • He was known as the candidate who loves to bloviate about his successes and achievements.
  • He puts on no airs, doesn't "bloviate", and I give his late, dear wife credit for keeping him so grounded.
  • However, others like William Safire claim that 'bloviate' comes from combining the words 'blow-hard' and 'deviation.'
  • So bloviate on Keith, Ed, Sean and all you others. for more
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