that gives forth vapor.
an act or instance of bragging or blustering; boastful talk.
- va·por·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use vaporing in a sentence
In our days of clear conceptions the tendency toward the transcendental is mere fantastic vaporing.The Positive Outcome of Philosophy | Joseph Dietzgen
"Gifford was brought up in a bad school—a vaporing fellow, not true to any of his obligations," said Mr. Oliver Smith.The Vicissitudes of Bessie Fairfax | Harriet Parr
His teachings were but vaporing talk to her small mind and to those of many of the people.Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15) | Charles Morris
But these South Carolina economists are better at vaporing than at calculation.The Writings of James Russell Lowell in Prose and Poetry, Volume V | James Russell Lowell
Sir, there has been a good deal of vaporing on this subject.American Eloquence, Volume III. (of 4) | Various