Origin of bluster
OTHER WORDS FROM blusterblus·ter·er, nounblus·ter·ing·ly, adverbblus·ter·y, blus·ter·ous, adjectiveout·blus·ter, verb (used with object)
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How to use bluster in a sentence
Played with equal parts warmth and bluster by Ed Asner, Lou Grant was the ultimate TV boss.
To modern workers everywhere,To modern workers everywhere,Played with equal parts warmth and bluster by Ed Asner, Lou Grant was the ultimate TV boss.
By the SEC’s telling, his apparent bluster was largely an attempt to secure the round at a so-called unicorn valuation.The SEC and the DOJ just charged this startup founder with fraud, saying he lied to Tiger and others|Connie Loizos|August 26, 2021|TechCrunch
Bob’s tendency toward rhetorical bluster meant that his public appearances were insufficiently contrite to satisfy his critics.
Many politicians use emotion and bluster to bend things toward their worldview, and they tend to be more ideological than logical.The Future of New York City Is in Question. Could Andrew Yang Be the Answer? (Ep. 462)|Stephen J. Dubner|May 13, 2021|Freakonomics
Consequently, the ones who suffer the brunt of your bluster are not Muslims in other nations that you may want to influence.After Maher-Affleck, We Need an Honest—and Calm—Dialogue on Islam|Dean Obeidallah|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was lots of conservative bluster, “but his voting record was moderate to liberal,” says Pitney.
The lay of the land right now, after you strip away the rhetorical bluster, is this.The Best Republican Efforts Are Not Enough to Defund Obamacare|Michael Tomasky|August 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But bluster was all it was: Carter entered and left the building without incident.After Uproar, No One Shows To Protest Jimmy Carter At Yeshiva University|Aryeh Younger|April 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This is, of course, bluster, yet the harsh words come at a particularly sensitive moment.‘The State of War’—Kim Jong-un’s Bombastic, and Ominous, Bluster|Gordon G. Chang|March 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In spite of her tirade, he had a feeling that it didn't matter, that she must bluster in her tiny teacup if she wanted to do so.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Sayles tried to bluster, whereupon the lawyer advised him to seek an attorney of his own for consultation.Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants|H. Irving Hancock
I didn't want her to hear you bluster and threaten; and, besides, I wanted to tell you what I think of you.A Little Union Scout|Joel Chandler Harris
This might frighten an inexperienced man, but in reality it is mere bluster.Ethics in Service|William Howard Taft
The smallest only needed to stand and face him to see that it was all bluster and fun.In Nesting Time|Olive Thorne Miller