Definition of blusterous in English:


Line breaks: blus¦ter|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈblʌstərəs


1Characterized by strong winds; stormy: the weather turned wintry and blusterous
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  • As I recall, it was a blusterous day.
  • We met at Prefab, on a cold, blusterous winter's day, over steaming bowls of excellent chowder and chunks of crusty bread.
  • On May 21, 1804, under a threatening sky, blusterous winds, and later, hard rain, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and 43 men left the town of St. Charles, Missouri on the north bank of the Missouri River.
2Loud and aggressive: a blusterous speech
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  • "“What I have said and written would be enough for hundreds of dissertations, and to become an academician of the Academy of Sciences twice," said the blusterous leader.
  • He would prefer to have a blusterous president rather than a more moderate face.
  • The NFL's most blusterous coach, Rex Ryan, has been conspicuously silent since the Jets' brutal season ended.

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