windbag
noun Date: 1827 an exhaustively talkative person

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • windbag — (n.) late 15c., bellows for an organ, from WIND (Cf. wind) (n.1) + BAG (Cf. bag) (n.). Figurative sense of person who talks too much is attested from 1827 …   Etymology dictionary

  • windbag — [n] bigmouth, chatterer bag of wind*, big talker*, blabberer, blowhard*, boaster, braggart, bragger, gasbag*, gascon*, jabberer, know it all, motor mouth*; concepts 412,423 …   New thesaurus

  • windbag — ► NOUN informal ▪ a person who talks a lot but says little of any value …   English terms dictionary

  • windbag — [wind′bag΄] n. Informal a person who talks much and pretentiously but says little of importance …   English World dictionary

  • Windbag — A windbag is a person who talks too much.Welsh WindbagWelsh Windbag is a derogatory term for a Welsh person, used mostly by English people. Neil Kinnock was nicknamed the Welsh Windbag , although it had been applied to many Welsh people before… …   Wikipedia

  • windbag — UK [ˈwɪndˌbæɡ] / US noun [countable] Word forms windbag : singular windbag plural windbags informal someone who talks too much in a boring way …   English dictionary

  • windbag — /ˈwɪndbæg / (say windbag) noun 1. Colloquial an empty, voluble, pretentious talker: *He was a likeable fellow, Ern, but very poorly educated, a windbag, inclined, with great assurance and whether you asked for it or not, to give you the benefit… …   Australian English dictionary

  • windbag — {n.} Someone who talks too much; a boring person. * /Uncle Joe goes on and on; he is a boring windbag./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • windbag — {n.} Someone who talks too much; a boring person. * /Uncle Joe goes on and on; he is a boring windbag./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • windbag — n Someone who talks too much. That old windbag never stops talking about himself. 1890s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • windbag — noun Someone who talks too much; a boring person. Uncle Joe goes on and on; he is a boring windbag …   Словарь американских идиом

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