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[gas-bag] /ˈgæsˌbæg/

a for holding , as in a balloon or dirigible.
Slang. a talkative, boastful person; windbag.
a person who talks in a voluble way, esp about unimportant matters
verb -bags, -bagging, -bagged
(intransitive) (Irish) to talk in a voluble way, esp about unimportant matters


An energetic and persevering talker; windbag


To talk energetically and perseveringly: although we have of course plenty of gasbagging about morality (1888+)


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