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
First Known Use of hot air
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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