bluster

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈblʌs.tə/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈblʌs.tɚ/
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Noun[change]

Singular
bluster

Plural
blusters

  1. (uncountable) Bluster is smug formal talk.
  2. (countable) A bluster is a gust of wind.

Verb[change]

Plain form
bluster

Third-person singular
blusters

Past tense
blustered

Past participle
blustered

Present participle
blustering

  1. To bluster is to speak or protest loudly.
  2. To bluster is to speak or act in a threatening way.
  3. To bluster is to blow in strong and sudden gusts.

Synonyms[change]