blustering blustering  /b ˈlə stə rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) blowing in violent and abrupt bursts

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In Moscow, Tass began blustering against Finland and an incident appeared to be in the making.
  2. Jubilant were Berlin's ultra Reds, led by blond, broad-shouldered, blustering Ernst Thalmann.
  3. His claim was unceremoniously dropped after a year of blustering, but it is no wonder that he tried to discourage Kelley; his life does not bear outside examination.

News

  • Word of the Day for Thursday, June 20, 2013

    WORD OF THE DAY harangue ha.rangue h ra Definition: (n) A tirade; a long, blustering, noisy or scolding speech. Example: " . women are more quiet.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Amarillo Globe-News

Quotes

  1. "We're not in a position to dictate the timing of any election or the future of confidence in the government," said Toronto Centre Liberal MP Bob Rae. "The prime minister was bluffing and blustering ...... doing his usual Tarzan imitation on...
    on Feb 28, 2009 By: Bob Rae Source: Edmonton Sun

  2. "Allan was one of the funniest men you would ever know," Baxter said. "I call him Sweetheart Cranky Pants because he's rough and blustering, a very outspoken liberal but a terrific, funny man and a real softy."
    on May 14, 2010 By: Meredith Baxter Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "With all due respect to the great blustering city of Chicago, DC is a different place," Graham said. "You have a historical tradition:. Without that height limit, it would just be another city of tall buildings."
    on Jul 3, 2007 By: Jim Graham Source: Chicago Tribune

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