blowhard

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blowhard a very boastful and talkative person
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Usage

In literature:

Look at de bloke a-jollying Jinnie, an' de Blowhard a-starvin'.
"Tom Grogan" by F. Hopkinson Smith
He's a blowhard, a gasbagger, a balloon full of curses and twaddle.
"The Kangaroo Marines" by R. W. Campbell
Go to Barlow's and to Green's, and to Block and Blowhard.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
He's an old blowhard.
"Rope" by Holworthy Hall
Let's have some right away before Scribe & Blowhard can get ahead of us.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 4, January 26, 1884" by Various
They make 'em think we're all a set o' blowhards.
"Si Klegg, Book 4 (of 6) Experiences Of Si And Shorty On The Great Tullahoma Campaign" by John McElroy
It'll just be bully if we can down this old blowhard.
"Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6) The Deacon's Adventures At Chattanooga In Caring For The Boys" by John McElroy
But Old Rock Jaw, in more of a blowhard mood even than usual, couldn't let well enough alone.
"The Kenzie Report" by Mark Clifton
There wasn't any jolly business or blowhard about the Kid.
"The Night Operator" by Frank L. Packard
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In news:

Blowhard silencer, dead-fish brain science win spoof Nobel prizes.
Gruden 'a blowhard in the broadcast booth.
SEC Agent Was a ' Blowhard '.
Blowhard silencer, dead-fish brain science win spoof Nobel prizes.
The Internet Blowhard's Favorite Phrase.
Just to make sure - because I wanted to take no chances on the petulant Jay Cutler or the blowhard Jets making the Super Bowl.
And it's NOT a birth certificate or a blowhard businessman-turned-politician.
A month after slamming "Today" for "stalking" him, "30 Rock" blowhard Alec Baldwin slinked back and did an interview with the NBC morning show to pump his animated film, "Rise of the Guardians," in Cannes.
It is unfathomable that yet another Texas blowhard governor has emerged as a front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination.
In a story that's sure to catch the eye of Fox News blowhards, the College of Alameda and the Peralta Community College District are being sued by two students who were disciplined for praying in school, according to the Trib and the Chron.
MOAB On the eighth day of the war, with biblical sandstorms swallowing forward progress and American marines besieged by suicidal Saddamites, MSNBC unleashes its newly developed tactical weapon, the Mother of All Blowhards, Jesse Ventura.
This has got to be the bazooka of all Joe Biden blowhardisms.
Whether viewed as a prolific genius or as a blowhard lunatic with no quality control, there's no denying that the larger-than-life Wylie was a steamroller of a character who did everything his way to the f. Hidden in the Name.
Even with the Tea Party-fication of the GOP, Gallup's year-end survey of the "most admired" people found that more GOPers list Obama (6 percent) than do talk media blowhard Glenn Beck (4 percent).
Blowhards Going Off On Cain Don't Really Care About Sexism.
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