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How to use gasbag in a sentence
The gasbag is in two parts—a tough shell and a gastight bladder, the latter being designed to be discarded if it leaks.
Don't gasbag about sin, when the sexual act is no more sinful than eating.Painted Veils | James Huneker
Why hadn't that white-haired gasbag, Mrs. Bilton—Mr. Twist's thoughts were sometimes unjust—joined them sooner?Christopher and Columbus | Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
The collapse of gasbag can have surprised no careful reader of these columns.
First comes the typical Russian gasbag, who talks and then talks some more.Essays on Russian Novelists | William Lyon Phelps
It was Maynard's fault; he was conceited, and a gasbag, and talked about the wrong things.Non-combatants and Others | Rose Macaulay
British Dictionary definitions for gasbag
a person who talks in a voluble way, esp about unimportant matters
(intr) Irish to talk in a voluble way, esp about unimportant matters
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