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blowing smoke

phrase
present participle of blow smoke

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1 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.

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2 to engage in casual or rambling conversation
  • She has a habit of blowing smoke when she gets nervous.

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“Blowing smoke.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blowing%20smoke. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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