Definition of 'bluster'
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But he was not a man to indulge in empty bluster. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He captures the flicker of self-doubt beneath the bluster and swagger. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Underneath all the bluster and talk of benefits, what they really want is to pay their way. Times, Sunday Times (2012)See how they bluster, or say the wrong thing, or just look embarrassed. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)The characters go beyond bluster as they talk, in pairs, while on leave before battle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Many people will bluster aggressively when confronted, and then quietly stop doing what's been bugging you. The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994)And it can win friends and influence people, at home and overseas, in a way that a show of force or diplomatic bluster might not. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Used Occasionally. bluster is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'bluster'
British English: bluster VERB
If you say that someone is blustering, you mean that they are speaking aggressively but without authority, often because they are angry or offended.
'That's lunacy,' he blustered.
He was still blustering, but there was panic in his eyes.
Definition of bluster from the Collins English Dictionary
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