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synonyms for blustering

  • blowing
  • blustery
  • breezy
  • gusty
  • squally
  • windy
  • blunt
  • brief
  • direct
  • frank
  • open
  • rough
  • short
  • tart
  • barefaced
  • bearish
  • breviloquent
  • brusque
  • candid
  • crusty
  • curt
  • downright
  • forthright
  • gruff
  • hearty
  • honest
  • laconic
  • no-nonsense
  • outspoken
  • plain-spoken
  • rude
  • short-spoken
  • sincere
  • snippety
  • snippy
  • straightforward
  • tactless
  • terse
  • unceremonious
  • imperious
  • hectoring
  • swaggering
  • despotic
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How to use blustering in a sentence

It was a chill, blustering day, and although the rain held off, the heavens were black with the promise of more to come.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She knew that he loved her—a frank, blustering fellow without guile enough to conceal his feelings, and no desire to do so.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
She was always talking and blustering about her famly, the celebrity of the Buckmasters, and the antickety of the Slamcoes.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
If you hadn't come in blustering, I should have told you so.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE - VOLUME 54, NO. 338, DECEMBER 1843VARIOUS
That snap was the signal for his blustering to take flight for he was an arrant coward at heart.
THREE LITTLE WOMENGABRIELLE E. JACKSON
Much nestbuilding, tuneful courtship, and masculine blustering was going on, and there was little police duty for Bobby.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
So sink the shadows of night, blustering, rainy; and all paths grow dark.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
We had agreeable weather until yesterday, which was wet and blustering, so that we could only snatch two short walks.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
Many a wet and dirty walk we had along the lanes, for the weather was often wet and almost always blustering.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
Eck is the blustering, intrepid champion of the school,—Aleander the proud ambassador of the arrogant court of the pontiffs.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
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WORDS RELATED TO BLUSTERING

  • blowing
  • blustering
  • blustery
  • breezy
  • gusty
  • squally
  • windy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.