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Definition of "blustering" []

  • To speak or say loudly or boastfully (verb)
  • To act in a bullying way (verb)
  • To force or attempt to force (a person) into doing something by behaving thus (verb)
  • (of the wind) to be noisy or gusty (verb)
  • Boisterous talk or action; swagger (noun)
  • Empty threats or protests (noun)
  • A strong wind; gale (noun)
  • The process of blustering. (noun)

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  • Engaged in the process of blustering. (adjective)
  • Pompous or arrogant in one's speech or bearing. (adjective)
  • Present participle of bluster. (verb)

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Use "blustering" in a sentence
  • "In fact, I’ll say it again … all this blustering is media propaganda."
  • "Recall his blustering campaign rhetoric about defeating the Taliban; recall the public commitment last"
  • "Recall his blustering campaign rhetoric about defeating the Taliban; recall the public commitment last December of Defense Secretary Robert Gates to strengthen military bases in Afghanistan."