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bluster

Saltos de línea: blus¦ter
Pronunciación: /ˈblʌstə
 
/

Definición de bluster en inglés:

verbo

[no object]
1Talk in a loud, aggressive, or indignant way with little effect: you threaten and bluster, but won’t carry it through [with direct speech]: ‘I don’t care what he says,’ I blustered
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The government blustered, threatened, and finally publicly admitted that the students were right.
  • And when he finally appeared, he blustered and brayed, losing none of the stonewalling qualities that had marked his time in politics.
  • My own view would be to let him bluster, let him rant and rave all he wants, and let that be a matter between he and his own country.
Sinónimos
rant, thunder;
boast, brag, swagger, throw one's weight about/around, be overbearing, lord it, vaunt, bray, crow
2(Of a storm, wind, or rain) blow or beat fiercely and noisily: a winter gale blustered against the sides of the house (as adjective blustering) the blustering wind
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The wind is blustering through the trees outside, and every so often assails the outside walls of my house as if testing their fortitude.
  • The arctic wind blustering over the Baltic Sea is biting, teeth-chattering cold.
  • The rain blusters under the roof and I think I feel the bridge collapsing under me.
Sinónimos
blow fiercely, blast, gust, storm, roar, rush

sustantivo

[mass noun] Volver al principio  
Loud, aggressive, or indignant talk with little effect: their threats contained a measure of bluster
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The answer, it turns out, has something to do with excess humbug production and a decline in the exchange rate between bluster and bombast.
  • Self-reference - not to speak of bluster or bragging - was at the zero level, as were all other forms of showmanship.
  • No amount of imperial bluster, disciplined armies or powerful artillery trains could impress these hardened tribes.
Sinónimos

Origen

late Middle English: ultimately imitative.

Derivados

blusterer

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • What I'm talking about are serial losers and bamboozlers, serial frauds and fakes, serial blusterers and blowhards.
  • It's a dubious, lop-sided kind of integrity at best - but at least this bullying blusterer of a politician was prepared to take action and not wring his hands in the face of a rising tide of simplistic, fear-driven politics.
  • In both cases, when the going got tough, the blusterers got out.

Words that rhyme with bluster

adjuster, Augusta, buster, cluster, Custer, duster, fluster, lustre (US luster), muster, thruster, truster

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