Blowhard



an exceptionally boastful and talkative person.
Contemporary Examples

‘Octopus’ Review: Sam Israel, the Ponzi Schemer Who Got Duped Michael Maiello June 29, 2012
From ‘Breaking Bad’ to Benjamin Franklin: Dean Norris on Life After Hank Schrader Marlow Stern June 5, 2014
A Groundbreaking Family Daniel Frankel September 17, 2009

Historical Examples

Sword and Pen John Algernon Owens
Frank Merriwell’s Bravery Burt L. Standish
The Kenzie Report Mark Clifton

noun
a boastful person
adjective
blustering or boastful
n.

A braggart; self-aggrandizer: His reach often does exceed his grasp, in a town of blowhards
An insistent and aggressive talker (1820s+)

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