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bluster

bluster - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bluster

Definition
(noun) noisy confusion and turbulence
Example Sentence
  • he was awakened by the bluster of their preparations

Definition
(noun) a swaggering show of courage
Synonyms : bravado

Definition
(noun) a violent gusty wind
Definition
(noun) vain and empty boasting
Definition
(verb) blow hard; be gusty, as of wind
Example Sentence
  • A southeaster blustered onshore
  • The flames blustered

Definition
(verb) show off
Synonyms : blow , boast , brag , gas , gasconade , shoot a line , swash , tout , vaunt

Definition
(verb) act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner
Synonyms : swagger , swash

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bluster

sounds like blast her,so when you blast someone you talk loudly.but barking dogs seldom bite,so the blasting has no effect
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by imajeeth

Be+LUST+HER...Imagine a boy who is saying " I am going to BE HER LUST"....obviously the person is building castles in the air.....or he is boasting....
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by nileshdive

blust...er sounds like gust...gust means hawa(hindi)...hawaabaji( hindi for empty talk)
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by anubhav.del

(blust+laughter)heavy blust , but ends in laughter
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by emdmehr

Sounds like blaster -- Blast and hence lot of noise, confusion and turbulence.
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by saikiran

bluster= bl(blow in heavy g)uster
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by anubhav.del

BLUSTER is something like CLUSTER, a collection of Stars...U show COURAGE when u r in a group...Also clusters are formed due to GUSTY WINDS
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by Phanik12312

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by nileshdive

block bluster >>> hindi movies which has lot or mirch masala with confusion, lot of noise, show off,etc.. is always successful..
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by RajeshBorkar

Think of a person who always brags and bluster :: what would you say to this man if he starts blustering again ::: arey abh "" BAS - KER " (bluster) ( in Hindi : to stop)
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by waheedsid

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