Definition of 'hot air'
Example sentences containing 'hot air'
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Most of it is just hot air, since they export far more to us than we do to them. The Sun (2016)Most of it is just hot air, since they export far more to us than we do to them. The Sun (2016)It helps to up the ante and may be just hot air. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And it will all be just so much hot air. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is a lot of hot air that comes out of that man. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The hot air would come in very handy. The Sun (2010)Wind power or just hot air? Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is not just hot air. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet we need more than just the hot air of Westminster. The Sun (2011)Sounds like she's just full of hot air. The Sun (2016)It's just hot air and needs exposing as such. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That's not to say that this hot air has not had an effect. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I reckon the complaint is just hot air. The Sun (2008)Fresh air or Just hot air? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Our heating system is 37 years old and blows out hot air into just four out of the six rooms in our house. The Sun (2014)The hot air balloon pilot says that the headgear comes in handy when putting out the small on-board fires that are an occupational hazard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That's just hot air, of course. The Sun (2015)Is talk of a Mr Energy just hot air? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Call us naive, but isn't this just hot air? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Beach meltdown with admirable dignity, showing his eagerness to put his troubled past behind him and prove a positive role model is not just hot air. The Sun (2010)So why not forget all the hype and hot air and just accept they are already out of the Champions League? The Sun (2012)I felt hot air come out so I knew he had breathed for himself. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Trends of 'hot air'
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Translations for 'hot air'
British English: hot air NOUN
If you say that someone's claims or promises are just hot air, you are criticizing them because they are made mainly to impress people and have no real value or meaning.
His justification for the merger was just hot air.
Definition of hot air from the Collins English Dictionary
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