HyperDic: bluster

English > 7 senses of the word bluster:
VERBweatherblusterblow hard
communicationbluster, boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, vaunt, gasconadeshow off
bodybluster, swagger, swashact in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner
NOUNstateblusternoisy confusion and turbulence
communicationbluster, bravadoa swaggering show of courage
phenomenonblustera violent gusty wind
communicationbluster, braggadocio, rodomontade, rhodomontadevain and empty boasting
bluster > pronunciation
Soundsblah'ster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > bluster: 7 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningnoisy confusion and turbulence.
Example"he was awakened by the bluster of their preparations"
Broaderconfusiondisorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably
Spanishestruendo
English > bluster: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA swaggering show of courage.
Synonymbravado
Broaderostentation, fanfare, flashA gaudy outward display
Spanishbravata, bravuconada, fantasmada
Catalanbravata, fanfarronada, fanfarroneria, jactància
Verbsblustershow off
English > bluster: 7 senses > noun 3, phenomenon
MeaningA violent gusty wind.
Broadergust, blast, blowA strong current of air
Adjectivesblusterous, blusteryblowing in violent and abrupt bursts
Verbsblusterblow hard
English > bluster: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaningvain and empty boasting.
Synonymsbraggadocio, rodomontade, rhodomontade
Broaderboast, boasting, self-praise, jactitationspeaking of yourself in superlatives
Spanishbravata, fanfarronada, rhodomontade
Catalanbravata, rhodomontade
Verbsblustershow off
English > bluster: 7 senses > verb 1, weather
Meaningblow hard; be gusty, as of wind.
PatternIt is ----ing
Examples
  • "A southeaster blustered onshore"
  • "The flames blustered"
BroaderblowBe blowing or storming
Spanishbramar
Nounsblustera violent gusty wind
English > bluster: 7 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningshow off.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s to somebody
Synonymsboast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, vaunt, gasconade
Narrowergloat, triumph, crowDwell on with satisfaction
puffspeak in a blustering or scornful manner
Broaderoverstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplifyTo enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
Spanishalardear, bravear, dragonear, fachendear, fanfarronear, farolear, gallardear, gloriarse, jactarse, ostentar, presumir, ufanarse, vanagloriarse
Catalanfanfarronejar, gallejar, jactar-se, vanar-se
Nounsblustera swaggering show of courage
blustervain and empty boasting
blusterera person who causes trouble by speaking indiscreetly
English > bluster: 7 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningAct in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsswagger, swash
Broaderact, behave, doBehave in a certain manner
Spanishfanfarronear
Catalanfaronejar
Nounsblusterera person who causes trouble by speaking indiscreetly

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