Definition Of bluster


loud, aggressive, or indignant talk with little effect.

their threats contained a measure of bluster

talk in a loud, aggressive, or indignant way with little effect.

you threaten and bluster, but won't carry it through

Example Of bluster

  • A hot wind blustered up the track, informing her that the train was arriving.

  • ‘Their bluster had gone on for hours,’ Edmond mutters.

  • ‘Very, very few,’ Clarke finally blustered , to a snort from his interviewer.

  • ‘Young chap over there,’ he blusters , gesturing towards the panoramic windows with his drink.

  • Bravado, bluster , and empty threats were, after all, only useful to a certain degree.

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