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hot air

noun

: talk that is meant to sound important but does not mean very much

Full Definition of HOT AIR

:  empty talk

Examples of HOT AIR

  1. She's full of hot air.
  2. <his taking credit for the rescue was mostly hot air, since the boat was actually saved by the Coast Guard>

First Known Use of HOT AIR

1873

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