Definition of Bloviation

1. Noun. a lengthy discourse in a pompous or boastful manner ¹



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Definition of Bloviation

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bloviation

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

Literary usage of Bloviation

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

1. Criminal Types by Vincent Myron Masten (1922)
"Sharpening, we shall learn on the one hand that bloviation brands the surface-sign, self-seeking examiner ; and on the other hand, that be his lip-service ..."

2. Criminal Types by Vincent Myron Masten (1922)
"bloviation marks at once the criminal and those who measure the criminal with arbitrarily-spaced tape. Therefore it comes about that the sneers of the ..."

3. Family Words: The Dictionary for People Who Don't Know a Frone from a Brinkle by Paul Dickson (1998)
"... made this point: “bloviation perfectly described the windy gasbag that' Harding was, and that he knew he was. ..."

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