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old windbag

pejorative A person (not necessarily elderly) thought to speak at too great a length or to say little of value, often with an air of pretentious authority. Ah, quit prattling on about the government, you old windbag! You don't know the first thing about politics.
See also: old, windbag

windbag

and bag of wind
n. a talkative person; a braggart. Quiet, you windbag!
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The Welsh were, for whatever reason, stereotyped as windbags.
Up to 3,000 people turned up at Deneside Park to enjoy the May Day Festival which also saw Mr Lido the Magician, Mr Windbags the Clown, Pengwyn Rapper Sword Dancers and dancing from Parkside Youth and Dance Association.
Mr Windbags the magician will perform magic tricks and any children who bring along a teddy bear will be given a free steam train ride.
Okay the windbags at the chamber of horrors - sorry chamber of commerce - might whine about loss of income but hey, who cares?
Such costs, amounting to several thousand times the cost of the Assembly, include Woolsack windbags, Windsor windbags, and President Bush's personal windbag, all tucked up in an archaic and self-serving old-boys club that can, in the final analysis, outvote Welsh representation by something like sixteen to one next time they want to dump something nasty far away from English marginal seats.
Mr Windbags performs his magic show at the Stephenson Railway Museum in Middle Engine Lane on Thursday at 11.
If captain Nasser Hussain has managed to keep his squad focused on the cricket, and left the windbags to their hollering, I believe England have a fighting chance of upsetting the odds on the Subcontinent again.
WHAT a load of old windbags appeared on the BBC television programme about the Welsh language (September 18).
This is the last chance for visitors to Stephenson Railway Museum to see Mr Windbags perform his magic tricks this summer.
UPSTART Austrians launched war on Welsh windbags yesterday - to claim the longest word on the Internet.
Mr Windbags the Magician returns with his marvellous magic tricks tomorrow and Thursday.
But in reality they are just a load of inflated windbags.
Graeme Souness has warned Craig Bellamy he would lose the battle of the Welsh Windbags with his compatriot Dean Saunders, (writes Alan Oliver).
On Tuesday, July 27, visitors can and see what Mr Windbags the magician can conjure up and be entertained by his amazing tricks in magic shows that begin at 12, 1, 2 and 3pm.
Mr Windbags has magic tricks for children at the Stephenson Railway Museum, Middle Engine Lane on July 27 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm.