blowhard

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blowhard

One who tends to speak in an arrogant or conceited manner. Oh, that guy's a real blowhard—he's not nearly as great as he thinks he is.

blowhard

(ˈbloˈhɑrd)
n. a braggart; a big talker. When and if this blowhard finishes, let’s go.
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I'm not sad that it's over, I'm happy that it got to happen" Aston Merrygold after being booted off Strictly Come Dancing "I don't know much about him, but I know he's a blowhard. And I'm not too excited about him being a leader" Former US president George Bush Snr on Donald Trump "A lot of comics make good actors, actors make bad comics.
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.
On "Symphony Part I (Overture)," the first movement of the three-part "Exogenesis" rock suite, Bellamy juxtaposes classical and rock instrumentation with aplomb while metaphysically questioning, "Who are we?" Well, by now, it's quite apparent what Bellamy is: a big blowhard - alas, a lovable, overly ambitious blowhard, but a blowhard nonetheless.
I thought he was a blowhard and probably a fantasist, not so much a James Bond as an Austin Powers.
Normally, one of the worst places to be stuck at a dinner party is next to a blowhard lawyer recounting his involvement in a particular lawsuit.
"You want to be careful not to become just a blowhard."--The Washington Post, 10/16/98