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  Words related to bluster

Related / Similar Words: bravado, braggadocio, rodomontade, rhodomontade, swagger, swash, boast, tout, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, vaunt, gasconade

 

Definition:
  • a swaggering show of courage;
  • vain and empty boasting;
  • a violent gusty wind;
  • noisy confusion and turbulence; "he was awakened by the bluster of their preparations";
  • act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner;
  • show off;
  • blow hard; be gusty, as of wind; "A southeaster blustered onshore"; "The flames blustered";

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    Hyponyms: puff, gloat, triumph, crow

     

    Derivational Morphology: boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, vaunt, gasconade, loudmouth, blusterer, swaggerer, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, bragger, braggart, boaster, blowhard, line-shooter, vaunter, braggadocio, rodomontade, rhodomontade, bravado, boasting, self-praise, jactitation

     

     
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