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Definition of "windbag" []

  • The flexible air-filled chamber of a bagpipe or similar instrument. (noun)
  • Slang A talkative person who communicates nothing of substance or interest. (noun)
  • A voluble person who has little of interest to communicate (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The bag in a set of bagpipes, which provides a continuous flow of air to the pipes (noun)

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Use "windbag" in a sentence
  • "So perhaps the father, brother/sister, or some important windbag from the banquet/ceremony conspires to banish him to the earth world and be rid of the boy forever?"
  • "A windbag tied to another windbag is not exactly a good thing."
  • "Does it sound like this irrelevant windbag is trying to pull together facts to otherwise justify her racist beliefs?"