Bluster

Definition of Bluster

Blus´ter
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Blustered ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Blustering.]
1.To blow fitfully with violence and noise, as wind; to be windy and boisterous, as the weather.
2.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.
v. t.1.To utter, or do, with noisy violence; to force by blustering; to bully.
He bloweth and blustereth out . . . his abominable blasphemy.
- Sir T. More.
As if therewith he meant to bluster all princes into a perfect obedience to his commands.
- Fuller.
n.1.Fitful noise and violence, as of a storm; violent winds; boisterousness.
To the winds they set
Their corners, when with bluster to confound
Sea, air, and shore.
- Milton.
2.Noisy and violent or threatening talk; noisy and boastful language.

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