Synonyms and Antonyms of blew smoke
to praise or express pride in one's own possessions, qualities, or accomplishments often to excess
- He's been blowing smoke about his accomplishments all afternoon.
blustered, harangued, puffed
exulted, gloried, rejoiced
brandished, displayed, exhibited, exposed, flaunted, glorified, paraded, showed off
belittled, deprecated, diminished, discounted, laughed off, minimized, played down, pooh-poohed (also poohed), shrugged off, underrated, undervalued
bemoaned, lamented, mourned, regretted
to engage in casual or rambling conversation
- She has a habit of blowing smoke when she gets nervous.
babbled, blabbed, cackled, chaffered [British], chatted, chattered, chinned [slang], conversed, gabbed, gabbled, gassed, jabbered, jawed, kibitzed (also kibbitzed), nattered, palavered, pattered, prated, prattled, ran on, rapped, rattled, schmoozed (or shmoozed), talked, twittered, visited