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)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， bluster 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: 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.
bluster 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
In the market for some new terms of endearment? Here’s the etymology behind some of the most popular.
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
We sent one of the Collins team for a one-to-one learning experience with the man himself, and here’s how they found part one of the course.
Live well without sacrificing your quality of life
Now is the perfect time to start thinking ahead. Here’s how a busy family can take control of their financial future
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.