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Bluster - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Bluster' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Bluster [ n.]
- Fitful noise and violence, as of a storm; violent winds; boisterousness.
- Noisy and violent or threatening talk; noisy and boastful language.
2 . Bluster [ v. i.]
- To blow fitfully with violence and noise, as wind; to be windy and boisterous, as the weather.
- To talk with noisy violence; to swagger, as a turbulent or boasting person; to act in a noisy, tumultuous way; to play the bully; to storm; to rage.
3 . Bluster [ v. t.]
- To utter, or do, with noisy violence; to force by blustering; to bully.

Meaning of 'Bluster' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . bluster [ n]
Meaning (1):
- noisy confusion and turbulence
Example in sentence:
  • he was awakened by the bluster of their preparations
2 . bluster [ v]
Meaning (2):
- blow hard; be gusty, as of wind
Example in sentence:
  • A southeaster blustered onshore;
  • The flames blustered