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hot air

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1 boastful speech or writing
  • his taking credit for the rescue was mostly hot air, since the boat was actually saved by the Coast Guard

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2 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

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The first known use of hot air was in 1873

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“Hot air.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hot%20air. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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