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.
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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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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?
Fragile, full of hot air and full of dung - MPs are due to vote on the idea next week.
You will have to play everything by ear, because others are full of hot air today.
You will have to play everything by because others are full of hot air today.
One of the ECs confided to a friend: HP is full of hot air.
We aren't just full of hot air -- we are closing in on you from every direction, from Sinai and from Damascus and more.
Experts were celebrated and then shown to be full of hot air.
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.
The state's official recycling rate is full of hot air, according to environmentalists who object to counting garbage burned.
If people weren't so full of hot air, you might think the reaction alone could save the Royal Mail as high-minded libertarians assert their right to arrange squash matches free of state surveillance.
At last you have proved that you are full of hot air, nothing else.
The whole area of food intolerance is full of hot air and not much science, which makes it a very good area for charlatans, who come up with some crazy new diets and techniques for testing," he added.