Definition of blusterous in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈblʌstərəs/

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1Characterized by strong winds; stormy: the weather turned wintry and blusterous
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  • True to form, just as we're waiting for a couple of dry, still days so we can do the outside paintwork, the weather today turned wet, wintry and exceeding blusterous.
  • Truly a blusterous day.
  • Meteorology and topography conspire to paint blusterous murals and apocalyptic tableaux.
2Loud and aggressive: a blusterous speech
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  • It seems too intellectual to keep up any blusterous pretense to the contrary.
  • Luke pressed on, his blusterous form gone and his face ashen.
  • It speaks volumes when Smith, often criticized for his blusterous behavior, is the voice of reason.

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