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synonyms for big talk

  • boasting
  • bragging
  • exaggeration
  • fancy talk
  • fine talk
  • fish story
  • gas
  • hogwash
  • hot air
  • self-aggrandizing
  • tall story
  • tall talk
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How to use big talk in a sentence

The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
There were at least a dozen ladies seated round the big table at the Parsonage.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Big Reginald took their lives at pool, and pocketed their half-crowns in an easy genial way, which almost made losing a pleasure.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
And is this a mere fantastic talk, or is this a thing that could be done and that ought to be done?
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Our talk ranged from the Panhandle to the Canada line, while our horses jogged steadily southward.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Above all, he was amazed to hear me talk of a mercenary standing army in the midst of peace and among a free people.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
To talk German was beyond the sweep of my dizziest ambition, but an Italian runner or porter instantly presented himself.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He had meted out stern justice to his own son, when he had banished big Reginald to South America; but he had his virtues.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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WORDS RELATED TO BIG TALK

  • PR
  • amplification
  • big talk
  • coloring
  • distortion
  • embellishment
  • enlargement
  • hype
  • laying it on thick
  • magnification
  • metaphor
  • mountain out of molehill
  • overstatement
  • tall talk
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