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windbag

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noun wind·bag \ˈwin(d)-ˌbag\

Simple Definition of windbag

  • : a person who talks too much

Full Definition of windbag

  1. :  an exhaustively talkative person

Examples of windbag

  1. <with a windbag like that, who needs a wind farm to meet our energy needs?>



1827

First Known Use of windbag

1827


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