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Synonyms for blustering
blus·ter·ing

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blustering

    Bluff is a word of good meaning, as are frank and open. The bluff man talks and laughs loudly and freely, says and does whatever he pleases with fearless good nature, and with no thought of annoying or giving pain to others. The blunt man says things which he is perfectly aware are disagreeable, either from a defiant indifference to others' feelings, or from the pleasure of tormenting.

    Synonyms:
    abrupt, bluff, blunt, bold, brusk, coarse, discourteous, frank, impolite, inconsiderate, open, plain-spoken, rough, rude, uncivil, unmannerly

    Antonyms:
    bland, courteous, genial, polished, polite, refined, reserved, urbane

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blustering(a), blusterous, blusteryadjective

    blowing in violent and abrupt bursts

    "blustering (or blusterous) winds of Patagonia"; "a cold blustery day"; "a gusty storm with strong sudden rushes of wind"

    Antonyms:
    calm

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blusteringadjective

    Synonyms:
    windy, stormy, tempestuous, squally, gusty

  2. blusteringadjective

    Synonyms:
    swaggering, boasting, bragging, blattering, pompous, assuming, important, arrogant, swelling, big, bluff, self-sufficient, self-conceited

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blusteringadjective

    Synonyms:
    stormy, windy, tempestuous, swaggering, bullying, boastful, roistering

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#5548rough
#11372blunt
#11750bluff
#12199rude
#14475coarse
#27559abrupt
#66244inconsiderate
#71724impolite
#84515uncivil
#170069blustering
#172837discourteous

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