hot air

noun
Updated on: 23 Nov 2017

Definition of hot air

: empty talk

Examples of hot air in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of hot air

1873


HOT AIR Defined for English Language Learners

hot air

noun

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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