Synonyms and Antonyms of hot air
boastful speech or writing
- His taking credit for the rescue was mostly hot air, since the boat was actually saved by the Coast Guard.
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
language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere
- Her campaign promise to "fight for the people" showed a taste for stale hot air.
claptrap, drivel, gibberish, hogwash, humbug, jabberwocky, jazz, moonshine, nonsense
affectedness, floweriness, grandiosity, loftiness, pomposity, pretension, pretentiousness
garrulousness, verboseness, verbosity, windiness, wordiness