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Definition of "wind-bag" [wind-bag]

  • In ornithology, a pouch connected with the gullet and capable of being distended with air when a bird is ‘showing off.’ Such wind-bags are present in the frigate-bird, the great bustard, and others. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "wind-bag" in a sentence
  • "He is doing nothing to dispel the widely-held view that he is a giant wind-bag."
  • "I say he's nothing (and has never been anything) but an opportunistic wind-bag who will say and do ANYTHING that he thinks will get him elected!!"
  • "He listens actively as Welsh orates, but internally he makes faces at the pompous wind-bag."