full of hot air

full of hot air

Full of lies, exaggerations, or nonsense. Oh, you can't believe a word that guy says—he's full of hot air. Not one bit of snow at all—those meteorologists are full of hot air.
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full of hot air

 and full of beans; full of bull; full of it; full of prunes
Fig. full of nonsense; talking nonsense. Oh, shut up, Mary. You're full of hot air. Don't pay any attention to Bill. He's full of beans. My English professor is full of bull. You're full of it.
See also: air, full, hot, of

full of hot air

and full of bull and full of it
mod. full of nonsense. You’re so full of hot air. I don’t believe you. Go on! You’re full of bull! You’re full of it, not me!
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"He comes across as an arrogant a-hole who was full of hot air and not someone who had to fight triple as hard as any of those people did to accomplish what was naturally given to so many others," People quoted her as saying during an interview with The Wrap in July.
IT couldn't be clearer; John Gray is full of hot air when it comes to the science of man-made climate change.
I have lived in Huddersfield all my life and am a proud Yorkshireman but I despair of our MP who is full of hot air and our council who are worse.
The POTUS had barely darkened our doorstep in 2017 before lobbing a hand grenade into the Brexit maelstrom, telling The Sun that Theresa May's soft Brexit approach could kill any chances of a US trade deal and that Boris Johnson would make 'a great Prime Minister.' Like the balloon that greeted him, Trump's ego-driven visit was childish, full of hot air and, ultimately, a huge let down.
But if you are like me and don't trust promises, or campaign pledges, if you think politicians are full of hot air, then look for something more substantial.
While Scottish Labour transport spokesman Colin Smyth added: "Many passengers think ScotRail is full of hot air, now it looks like their trains don't have enough of it."
2 BOLTON Wands Madine 75 pen, Vela 88 0 CARDIFF CITY GOING into this contest, a game full of hot air, bluster and very little quality football, Neil Warnock had never taken three points from a visit to Bolton Wanderers, having drawn four and lost five from nine attempts at beating the Trotters.
Is it just a talking-shop, full of hot air and time-servers?
You will have to play everything by ear, because others are full of hot air today.
One of the ECs confided to a friend: HP is full of hot air. HP struts around like a peacock at work.
We aren't just full of hot air -- we are closing in on you from every direction, from Sinai and from Damascus and more.
Fishy, full of hot air and not to everyone's taste.
Experts were celebrated and then shown to be full of hot air. Journalists became cheerleaders for the Iraq War, then changed their minds and charged that the war had actually been caused by a conspiracy of Zionist lobbyists.
It wasn't just the balloon which was full of hot air as Jamie really blasted her.
We'll agree, but as they say there's no such thing as bad publicity--even if it's full of hot air.