Bluster Definition

blŭstər
blustered, blustering, blusters
verb
blustered, blustering, blusters
To blow stormily.
Webster's New World
To say noisily and aggressively.
Webster's New World
To speak or conduct oneself in a noisy, swaggering, or bullying manner.
Webster's New World
To force by blustering; bully.
Webster's New World
To brag or make loud, empty threats.
American Heritage
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noun
blusters
A violent, gusty wind.
American Heritage
Stormy blowing or noisy commotion.
Webster's New World
Noisy swaggering or bullying talk.
Webster's New World
Loud, arrogant speech, often full of empty threats.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Bluster

Noun

Singular:
bluster
Plural:
blusters

Origin of Bluster

  • Middle English blusteren from Middle Low German blüsteren

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle Low German blüstren (“to blow violently”)

    From Wiktionary

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