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synonyms for windbag

  • blowhard
  • boaster
  • braggart
  • bragger
  • gasbag
  • jabberer
  • know-it-all
  • bag of wind
  • big talker
  • blabberer
  • gascon
  • motor-mouth
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How to use windbag in a sentence

Since when has the son of a chief learnt to talk with the loud tongue and windbag swagger of the Amabuna?
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
And Mr. Spurgeon was no windbag—vox et præterea nihil; no darling pet of old women whose Christianity was flabby as an oyster.
CHRISTOPHER CRAYON'S RECOLLECTIONSJ. EWING RITCHIE
Showed what Sexton can do when so deeply moved as to forget himself, and resist besetting temptation to play the fatal windbag.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 104, FEBRUARY 25, 1893VARIOUS
Carlyle thought Darwin a poor creature, and Comte regarded Hegel himself as an empty windbag.
FALLING IN LOVEGRANT ALLEN
A regular braggart and empty windbag, he had taken but one good care, and that was of his own skin.
EL DORADOBARONESS ORCZY
He shall not be a man of the people; else in that case he would be a demagogue, a windbag, a vox et prterea nil.
THE ARENAVARIOUS
He was a knight of industry of the very worst description—a braggart, a talker, a windbag.
THE SLAVE OF THE LAMPHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
He felt ashamed for even considering the possibility of bending to the will of a windbag like Crane.
TEN FROM INFINITYPAUL W. FAIRMAN
Rand began to suspect that Goode might be just another such self-righteous, opinionated, egotistical windbag.
MURDER IN THE GUNROOMHENRY BEAM PIPER
He had depended upon information which came from unimpeachable sources to secure the co-operation of this pompous windbag.
THE GREEN RUSTEDGAR WALLACE
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WORDS RELATED TO WINDBAG

  • bag of wind
  • big talker
  • blowhard
  • blusterer
  • boaster
  • brag
  • braggart
  • bragger
  • bull artist
  • bull-thrower
  • gasbag
  • gossiper
  • grandstander
  • know-it-all
  • show-off
  • swelled head
  • trumpeter
  • windbag
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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