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blus·ter

bluster

 
 
pronunciation:
bluh str
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: blusters, blustering, blustered
definition 1: to blow in a strong and noisy way.
The windows shook as the wind blustered outside.
similar words:
storm
definition 2: to act in a loud way.
The angry customer blustered about having to wait in line.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: noisy threats that are without meaning.
His bluster didn't scare anyone.
derivation: blustery (adj.)