A persistent talker, esp a pompous braggart; blowhard (1930s+ Black)
[ben-zoh-in, -zoin, ben-zoh-in] /ˈbɛn zoʊ ɪn, -zɔɪn, bɛnˈzoʊ ɪn/ noun 1. Also called gum benjamin, gum benzoin. a reddish-brown, aromatic balsamic resin occurring in almondlike fragments and having a vanillalike odor, obtained from trees of the genus Styrax, especially S. benzoin, of Java, Sumatra, etc.: used in the manufacture of perfume and cosmetics and in […]
noun 1. a contact printing method in which the image is formed on a coating of sensitized gum containing a suitable colored pigment and potassium or ammonium dichromate.
[guhm-boh] /ˈgʌm boʊ/ noun, plural gumbos. 1. a stew or thick soup, usually made with chicken or seafood, greens, and or sometimes filé as a thickener. 2. . 3. soil that becomes sticky and nonporous when wet. adjective 4. of, relating to, or like gumbo. [guhm-boh] /ˈgʌm boʊ/ noun, (sometimes lowercase) 1. a French patois […]