Synonyms and Antonyms of blow 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.
bluster, harangue, puff
exult, glory, rejoice
brandish, display, exhibit, expose, flaunt, glorify, parade, show off
belittle, deprecate, diminish, discount, laugh off, minimize, play down, pooh-pooh (also pooh), shrug off, underrate, undervalue
bemoan, lament, mourn, regret
to engage in casual or rambling conversation
- She has a habit of blowing smoke when she gets nervous.
babble, blab, cackle, chaffer [British], chat, chatter, chin [slang], converse, gab, gabble, gas, jabber, jaw, kibitz (also kibbitz), natter, palaver, patter, prate, prattle, rap, rattle, run on, schmooze (or shmooze), talk, twitter, visit