blustering

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Bluster \Blus"ter\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Blustered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blustering}.] [Allied to blast.]

1. To blow fitfully with violence and noise, as wind; to be windy and boisterous, as the weather.

And ever-threatening storms Of Chaos blustering round. --Milton.

2. To talk with noisy violence; to swagger, as a turbulent or boasting person; to act in a noisy, tumultuous way; to play the bully; to storm; to rage.

Your ministerial directors blustered like tragic tyrants. --Burke.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Blustering \Blus"ter*ing\, adjective

1. Exhibiting noisy violence, as the wind; stormy; tumultuous.

A tempest and a blustering day. --Shak.

2. Uttering noisy threats; noisy and swaggering; boisterous. "A blustering fellow." --L'Estrange.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

blustering

adjective

1: blowing in violent and abrupt bursts; "blustering (or blusterous) winds of Patagonia"; "a cold blustery day"; "a gusty storm with strong sudden rushes of wind" [syn: {blustering(a)}, {blusterous}, {blustery}]

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