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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A swaggering show of courage; Vain and empty boasting; A violent gusty wind; Noisy confusion and turbulence v. - Act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner; Show off; Blow hard.

Usage examples (33)
  • Bear Center researchers see bluster when bears are nervous and crowded but reluctant to leave because of cubs, food, or being cornered.
  • He was awakened by the bluster of their preparations
  • This bluster is not going to fool anyone ... with any sense.
  • And the great thing about conservative bluster is that it ages so well. checkinout Says: for more
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