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Noun: vaporing  vey-pu-ring
Usage: US (elsewhere: vapouring)
  1. An instance of boastful talk
    "his vaporing is worse than his fight";
    - brag, bragging, crow, crowing, line-shooting, gasconade [archaic], vapouring [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: vapor  vey-pur
  1. [Brit, Cdn] Speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    - chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble, rabbit [Brit], witter [Brit], yatter [Brit], yabber [Brit]
     
  2. [US] Become or emit vapor
    - vapour [N. Amer]

Derived forms: vaporings

Type of: boast, boasting, jactitation, mouth, self-praise, skite [Austral, NZ], speak, talk, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize

Encyclopedia: Vapor