Bluster



to roar and be tumultuous, as wind.
to be loud, noisy, or swaggering; utter loud, empty menaces or protests:
He blusters about revenge but does nothing.
to force or accomplish by blustering:
He blustered his way through the crowd.
boisterous noise and violence:
the bluster of the streets.
noisy, empty threats or protests; inflated talk:
bluff and bluster.
Contemporary Examples

Why George Clooney Will Lose to Jean Dujardin Richard Rushfield February 23, 2012
Romney Response to Egypt Embassy Attack Makes It Easy for Obama Peter Beinart September 12, 2012
After Maher-Affleck, We Need an Honest—and Calm—Dialogue on Islam Dean Obeidallah October 9, 2014
The Jets: Rex Ryan, Mark Sanchez, and Their Freak Show Season Allen Barra January 21, 2011
What Will Change Daniel Levy May 8, 2012

Historical Examples

Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 93, July 23, 1887. Various
The Avenger E. Phillips Oppenheim
A Leap in the Dark A.V. Dicey
The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851 Various
Little Men Louisa May Alcott

verb
to speak or say loudly or boastfully
to act in a bullying way
(transitive) foll by into. to force or attempt to force (a person) into doing something by behaving thus
(intransitive) (of the wind) to be noisy or gusty
noun
boisterous talk or action; swagger
empty threats or protests
a strong wind; gale
v.
n.

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