Examples of hot air in a Sentence
She's full of hot air.
his taking credit for the rescue was mostly hot air, since the boat was actually saved by the Coast Guard
Recent Examples of hot air from the Web
Strabel was art director on the Delbert Mann drama Night Crossing (1982), which starred John Hurt in the true story of families attempting to escape East Germany in a hot air balloon.
Under the right leadership, the Labor Department could be the vehicle through which Trump demonstrates that his endless promises to fight for American workers were more than just hot air.
My secret for making a quick meatloaf is to bake it on a baking sheet, which allows hot air to circulate all around the meat for quick cooking.
An estimated 600 hot air balloons are here for the week, along with close to 1 million people here to watch early morning launches, evening balloon glows and fireworks shows.
The Eagles’ Elliott got a boost on Sunday afternoon from the warm temperatures, as hot air is less dense, allowing the ball to travel farther.
Scientists have understood since the 1850s that hotter air holds more water vapour
For all the ideological hot air, Democrats and Republicans are perfectly thrilled to support something as centrally planned and disruptive to the marketplace than any single payer system.
Seth Stone, died after jumping out of a hot air balloon in Perris in Riverside County.
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hot air Synonyms
Synonymsbluster, brag, braggadocio, bull [slang], cockalorum, fanfaronade, gas, gasconade, grandiloquence, bombast, magniloquence, rant, rodomontade (also rhodomontade)
Related Wordsoratory, rhapsody, rhetoric; pomposity, turgidity, wind; bloviation, verbosity, windiness; babble, blab, chatter, drivel, gabble, gibber, gibberish, jabber, prattle; jawing, patter, prating, yammering; egotism, self-conceit, self-importance, swagger, vaunt
HOT AIR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hot air for English Language Learners
: talk that is meant to sound important but does not mean very much
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