Definition of Gasbag

1. Noun. A boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics.

Exact synonyms: Windbag
Generic synonyms: Bore, Dullard



2. Noun. The bag containing the gas in a balloon.
Exact synonyms: Envelope
Generic synonyms: Bag
Group relationships: Balloon

Definition of Gasbag

1. Noun. A bag or bladder to hold a reservoir of gas, as in a hot-air balloon. ¹

2. Noun. Metaphorically, a person who is overly garrulous or prone to making empty, unsupportable statements. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gasbag

1. a bag for holding gas [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gasbag

gas tank
gas tanks
gas thermometer
gas truck
gas trucks
gas turbine
gas turbines
gas up
gas vacuole
gas vesicle
gas well
gasahol
gasahols
gasalier
gasaliers
gasbag (current term)
gasbags
gascon
gasconade
gasconaded
gasconader
gasconaders
gasconades
gasconading
gascons
gascoynes
gaseities
gaseity
gaselier
gaseliers

Literary usage of Gasbag

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1. Putnam's Magazine (1909)
"Its gasbag was 200 feet long, and the 7o-horse-power motor drove two propellers. ... The gasbag, instead of being of cotton or silk and rubber, ..."

2. Putnam's Magazine (1909)
"Its gasbag was 200 feet long, and the jo-horse-power motor drove two propellers. ... The gasbag, instead of being of cotton or silk and rubber, ..."

3. Flying Men & Their Machines by Clarence Winchester (1916)
"The most fatal parts to hit are the engines, as if the means of propulsion are rendered hors de combat the huge gasbag must float aimlessly about according ..."

4. Exit by Mihai Nadin (2004)
"His classmates had fun in deflating the "gasbag," the name they gave him and ... "gasbag, you're going to take off one day if you don't get rid of some ..."

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