vaporing

noun

va·​por·​ing ˈvā-p(ə-)riŋ How to pronounce vaporing (audio)
: the act or speech of one that vapors
specifically : an idle, extravagant, or high-flown expression or speech
usually used in plural

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1630, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vaporing was circa 1630

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“Vaporing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vaporing. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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