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blowhard

(ˈbloˈhɑrd)
n. a braggart; a big talker. When and if this blowhard finishes, let’s go.
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But when it comes to public political discourse, he says Ahmadi-nejad is nothing more than a blowhard like many American politicians on the far right.
Again, the staples of his craft railed against petty officialdom, modern, trendy stupid people, bullies, blowhards.
Lebanon's history is littered with the detritus left behind by blowhards and their hollow slogans.
I really hope that these people are the exceptions in our young men and women, the freaks and blowhards who will bend the truth for their 15 minutes of notoriety.
While Bill O'Reilly fights for the moral soul of San Francisco and the city wastes its time caving in to blowhards, the flames of war burn out of control.
It has only been since recent coverage of immigrant marches that he has seen any serious flare-ups between undocumented residents and the native born, a change he attributes to the overheated rhetoric of local politicians and talk-radio blowhards.
It's listening to blowhards like Bill O'Reilly and Bill Maher rip the petroleum industry with cheap shots without factual basis to support their bias.
One thing I do know: those blowhards who recently assembled at public expense in Montreal to listen to Paul Martin and Pierre Pettigrew "review progress" under the ludicrous Kyoto Protocol, assuredly do not know either.
The United States Senate, home over the years for battalions of blowhards and fraudulent fat cats, calls itself the 'greatest debating chamber in the world'.
If public policy were to follow the course demanded by exploitative blowhards such as Robert F.
If a CEO is doing his job properly, he doesn't have time to spend preparing the type of glorified online diary that is associated most intimately with gas bags, blowhards, navel-gazers, crackpots, conspiracy theorists and lonely guys.
Bill O'Reilly and the rest of the cable guys yelling on TV and taking up prime shelf space at the bookstore may be terrible blowhards, but at least they've got something to say.
In that difficult hour, intervention by TV preachers, Religious Right zealots, vote-seeking congressmen and rightwing talk show blowhards is the last thing Americans want.
Readers were no longer content to be fed ideas from columnists (or radio blowhards, for that matter)--they wanted to engage in a conversation, a debate, a coffee shop discussion.
Speckhardt's stereotypical treatment of conservatives sadly reminded me of the many evangelical blowhards who "sum up" mainstream nontheists as "evil" But Speckhardt is the AHA's director of membership