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vaporing

[ vey-per-ing ]
/ ˈveɪ pər ɪŋ /
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adjective

that gives forth vapor.
boastful; bragging.

noun

an act or instance of bragging or blustering; boastful talk.

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Origin of vaporing

First recorded in 1620–30; vapor + -ing2, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM vaporing

va·por·ing·ly, adverb
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