Definition of Bloviating

1. Verb. (present participle of bloviate) ¹



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Definition of Bloviating

1. bloviate [v] - See also: bloviate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bloviating

blouseless
blouselike
blouses
blousier
blousiest
blousily
blousing
blouson
blousons
blousy
blouzes
bloviate
bloviated
bloviates
bloviating (current term)
bloviation
bloviations
bloviator
bloviators
blow-by
blow-by-blow
blow-dried
blow-dries
blow-dry
blow-dryer
blow-dryers

Literary usage of Bloviating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life of Schuyler Colfax by Ovando James Hollister (1886)
"They feel beaten on the old issue, and this accounts for their ' bloviating ' on Cuba, Mexico, Central America, and ' manifest destiny. ..."

2. Foibles of the Bar by Henry S. Wilcox (1906)
"Many people and some that have much money are easily induced to buy a gold brick, and such judge of a lawyer by his bloviating assurances and the amount of ..."

3. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1857)
"As to the accusations which he brings against me of "bloviating," "bobbin," "veering," "backing out" from the culture of "dwarf pears"—"jumping at ..."

4. Food Composition and Human Ills: Mental and Physiological : Facts and by Charles McCormick (1919)
"This is a nice little lesson to our bloviating Americans who are organized officially to steer ex-soldiers out of agreeable paths after laying down their ..."

5. Western Lancet: A Monthly Journal of Practical Medicine and Surgery (1854)
"... and in no place could there have been more of the peculiar bloviating that precedes calamity in the way of an expected pestilence, than in Cincinnati. ..."

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