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bluster

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bluster

  1. 1 boastful speech or writing all the bluster in the campaign speech was intended to hide a lack of specifics Synonyms of bluster bombast, brag, braggadocio, bull [slang], cockalorum, fanfaronade, gas, gasconade, grandiloquence, hot air, magniloquence, rant, rodomontade (also rhodomontade)Words Related to bluster oratory, rhapsody, rhetoric; pomposity, turgidity, wind; bloviation, verbosity, windiness; babble, blab, chatter, drivel, gabble, gibber, gibberish, jabber, prattle; jawing, patter, prating, yammering; egotism, self-conceit, self-importance, swagger, vaunt

  2. 2 loud, confused, and usually inharmonious sound I can't work with all the bluster in here Synonyms of bluster babel, blare, noise, bowwow, brawl, bruit [archaic], cacophony, chatter, clamor, clangor, decibel(s), din, discordance, katzenjammer, racket, rattle, roarWords Related to bluster discord, dissonance; commotion, furor, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly-burly, rumpus, tumult, uproar; clatter, jangle; bang, blast, boom, clap, crack, crashNear Antonyms of bluster calm, hush, lull; quietude, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility)Antonyms of bluster quiet, silence, silentness, still, stillness

  3. 3 a state of noisy, confused activity a mayor who got things done without a lot of bluster and self-serving publicity Synonyms of bluster ado, alarums and excursions, ballyhoo, blather, commotion, bobbery, bother, bustle, clatter, clutter [chiefly dialect], coil, corroboree [Australian], disturbance, do [chiefly dialect], foofaraw, fun, furor, furore, fuss, helter-skelter, hoo-ha (also hoo-hah), hoopla, hubble-bubble, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly, hurly-burly, hurricane, hurry, hurry-scurry (or hurry-skurry), kerfuffle [chiefly British], moil, pandemonium, pother, row, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, shindy, splore [Scottish], squall, stew, stir, storm, to-do, tumult, turmoil, uproar, welter, whirl, williwaw, zooWords Related to bluster cacophony, clamor, din, howl, hue and cry, noise, outcry, racket, roar; disorder, unrest, upheaval; eruption, flare-up, flurry, flutter, outbreak, outburst; brawl, fracas, fray, hassle, melee (also mêlée), scuffle; dither, fever, fret, lather, tizzyNear Antonyms of bluster calm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness


bluster

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bluster

  1. to talk loudly and wildly the rude customer blustered and yelled threats about lawsuits, but eventually left Synonyms of bluster rant, fulminate, huff, rave, spoutWords Related to bluster sound off, speak out, speak up; blare, blurt out, bolt; bloviate, blow, declaim, harangue, mouth (off), orate, pontificate; carry on, rage, storm, take onNear Antonyms of bluster grunt, murmur, mutter, slur; breathe, whisper



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