From Middle Low German blüstren (“to blow violently”)
bluster (plural blusters)
- (pompous talk): bombast
pompous, officious talk
gust of wind
fitful noise and violence
- To speak or protest loudly.
- When confronted by opposition his reaction was to bluster, which often cowed the meek.
- To act or speak in an unduly threatening manner.
- To blow in strong or sudden gusts.
to speak or protest loudly
to blow in strong or sudden gusts