Synonyms and Antonyms of blows 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.
blusters, harangues, puffs
exults, glories, rejoices
brandishes, displays, exhibits, exposes, flaunts, glorifies, parades, shows off
belittles, deprecates, diminishes, discounts, laughs off, minimizes, plays down, pooh-poohs (also poohs), shrugs off, underrates, undervalues
bemoans, laments, mourns, regrets
to engage in casual or rambling conversation
- She has a habit of blowing smoke when she gets nervous.
babbles, blabs, cackles, chaffers [British], chats, chatters, chins [slang], converses, gabbles, gabs, gases (or gasses), jabbers, jaws, kibitzes (also kibbitzes), natters, palavers, patters, prates, prattles, raps, rattles, runs on, schmoozes (or shmoozes), talks, twitters, visits