gasbag

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noun gas·bag \ˈgas-ˌbag\

Definition of gasbag

  1. 1 :  a bag for holding gas

  2. 2 informal :  an idle or garrulous talker

Examples of gasbag in a Sentence

  1. that gasbag will talk your ear off about anything

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First Known Use of gasbag

1827


GASBAG Defined for English Language Learners

gasbag

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Definition of gasbag for English Language Learners

  • : a person who talks too much



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