Definition of "blowhard" []

  • Informal A boaster or braggart. (noun)
  • A boastful person (noun)

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  • Blustering or boastful (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "blowhard" in a sentence
  • ""The government, especially with this very complex indictment, has opened it up for what I call the blowhard defense: 'He's all words, no action, and how has he benefited in any way?'" says Douglas Godfrey, a professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law and a former criminal defense lawyer."
  • "This blowhard is what is wrong with america today."
  • "How those occur in similar contexts to blowhard is opaque to me."