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Synonyms for bluster
ˈblʌs tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bluster(noun)

    noisy confusion and turbulence

    "he was awakened by the bluster of their preparations"

    braggadocio, rodomontade, bravado, rhodomontade

  2. bravado, bluster(noun)

    a swaggering show of courage

    braggadocio, rodomontade, bravado, rhodomontade

  3. bluster(noun)

    a violent gusty wind

    braggadocio, rodomontade, bravado, rhodomontade

  4. braggadocio, bluster, rodomontade, rhodomontade(verb)

    vain and empty boasting

    braggadocio, rodomontade, bravado, rhodomontade

  5. bluster(verb)

    blow hard; be gusty, as of wind

    "A southeaster blustered onshore"; "The flames blustered"

    brag, boast, shoot a line, swash, gas, vaunt, blow, tout, swagger, gasconade

  6. boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade(verb)

    show off

    swash, gasconade, botch, splatter, bungle, muck up, splash, mishandle, bumble, botch up, brag, blow, burn out, flub, suck, waste, fumble, shove off, fellate, muff, ball up, sport, bollocks, mess up, feature, louse up, bollocks up, float, gas, bollix, plash, vaunt, screw up, spoil, tout, shoot a line, go down on, swagger, foul up, fluff, blow out, drift, bobble, be adrift, shove along, bollix up, squander, splosh, boast, bodge, spatter

  7. swagger, bluster, swash(verb)

    act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner

    ruffle, tittup, sashay, swash, gas, splatter, swagger, vaunt, cock, gasconade, browbeat, splosh, tout, plash, strut, prance, spatter, blow, brag, bully, boast, splash, shoot a line


  1. bluster(noun)


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bluster

    storm, rage, puff, insult, blow, swagger, fume, brag

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bluster(v. n.)

    roar (as the wind), make a loud noise

  2. bluster(v. n.)

    vapor, swagger, bully, BOAST, vaunt, swell, domineer, gasconade, play the bully

  3. bluster(v. n.)

    make a great ado, make much ado about nothing

  4. bluster(n.)

    boisterousness, noise, tumult, turbulence

  5. bluster(n.)

    boasting, swaggering, bullying, blattering, BLATHERSKITE

  6. bluster(n.)

    great ado, much ado about nothing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bluster(n)

    swaggering, gasconade, boasting, wind, storm

  2. bluster(v)

    swagger, storm, rage, gasconade, roister

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How to use bluster in a sentence?

  1. Jimmy Carter:

    A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.

  2. White House spokesman Eric Schultz:

    This is not the first time that Republicans have come out with a lot of bluster, only to have reality ultimately sink in.

  3. Ashoka Mody:

    Pulling the plug on Greece would have potentially catastrophic consequences, the ECB's threats are completely empty. Despite all the bluster, it has no choice. The ECB has to ask itself how it can stabilize the financial system, not undermine it.

  4. John Kasich:

    If we turn this country over to somebody with wild ideas who thinks they can scream and bluster or operate their way to success, it's my kids that are going to be at risk, and your kids, and your grandchildren, i'm going to have call it like it is as long as I'm in this race.

  5. White House spokesman Eric Schultz:

    This is not the first time that Republicans have come out with a lot of bluster, only to have reality ultimately sink in, at each pass, they took a hard line. They tried to play politics. But ultimately, they were not able to back up their threats.

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  • порив, бушувам, вилнея, самохвалствоBulgarian
  • chvástání, zuřit, hukot, bouřit, kraválCzech
  • tobenGerman
  • tuulenpuuska, uhota, puuska, mahtailu, tuulla, mahtailla, puuskaisestiFinnish
  • gleadhraich, bòst, bagair, bòilich, beucadh, bagradh, bagairt, stoirmichScottish Gaelic
  • לְהִתְרַבְרֵבHebrew
  • pūrekereke, tūpererū, whakatūātea, whāuraura, whakatūpehupehu, rūtāMāori
  • bråk, tomme trusler, rase, raseri, bruke seg, bråkeNorwegian
  • реветь, бушеватьRussian
  • چمکUrdu

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