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Noun: bluster  blús-tu(r)
  1. Noisy confusion and turbulence
    "he was awakened by the bluster of their preparations"
  2. A swaggering show of courage
    - bravado
  3. A violent gusty wind
  4. Vain and empty boasting
    - braggadocio, rodomontade, rhodomontade
Verb: bluster  blús-tu(r)
  1. Blow hard; be gusty, as of wind
    "A southeaster blustered onshore"; "The flames blustered"
  2. Show off
    - boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, vaunt, gasconade [archaic], skite [Austral, NZ]
  3. Act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner
    - swagger, swash

Derived forms: blustering, blusters, blustered

Type of: act, amplify, behave, blast, blow, boast, boasting, confusion, do, exaggerate, fanfare, flash, gust, hyperbolise [Brit], hyperbolize, jactitation, magnify, ostentation, overdraw, overstate, self-praise, skite [Austral, NZ]

Encyclopedia: Bluster