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Synonyms for bluster
ˈblʌs tərblus·ter

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  1. blusternoun


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bluster

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blusternoun

    noisy confusion and turbulence

    "he was awakened by the bluster of their preparations"

    braggadocio, rodomontade, bravado, rhodomontade

  2. bravado, blusternoun

    a swaggering show of courage

    braggadocio, rodomontade, bravado, rhodomontade

  3. blusternoun

    a violent gusty wind

    braggadocio, rodomontade, bravado, rhodomontade

  4. braggadocio, bluster, rodomontade, rhodomontadeverb

    vain and empty boasting

    braggadocio, rodomontade, bravado, rhodomontade

  5. blusterverb

    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, gasconadeverb

    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, swashverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blusterverb

    roar (as the wind), make a loud noise

  2. blusterverb

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

  3. blusterverb

    make a great ado, make much ado about nothing

  4. blusternoun

    boisterousness, noise, tumult, turbulence

  5. blusternoun

    boasting, swaggering, bullying, blattering, BLATHERSKITE

  6. blusternoun

    great ado, much ado about nothing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blusternoun

    swaggering, gasconade, boasting, wind, storm

  2. blusterverb

    swagger, storm, rage, gasconade, roister

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How to use bluster in a sentence?

  1. Jeb Bush:

    Strength is not empty rhetoric, it is not bluster, in my experience, the strongest person usually isn't the loudest in the room.

  2. Joe Radinovich:

    At this point, it is a lot of bluster to me, i don't think Minnesotans are going to fall for it.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    We're not going to build progress with a bunch of phony tough talk and bluster and over-the-top claims, that just play into ISIL's hands.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

Translations for bluster

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  • порив, бушувам, вилнея, самохвалствоBulgarian
  • hukot, zuřit, bouřit, chvástání, kraválCzech
  • tobenGerman
  • uhota, puuskaisesti, mahtailla, tuulla, mahtailu, puuska, tuulenpuuskaFinnish
  • bagairt, stoirmich, beucadh, bòilich, bagradh, bagair, bòst, gleadhraichScottish Gaelic
  • לְהִתְרַבְרֵבHebrew
  • pūrekereke, rūtā, whakatūpehupehu, whāuraura, whakatūātea, tūpererūMāori
  • bruke seg, raseri, rase, tomme trusler, bråke, bråkNorwegian
  • бушевать, реветьRussian
  • چمکUrdu

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