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  • 81loudmouth — noun, informal coworkers characterize him as an egocentric loudmouth Syn: braggart, boaster, bragger, blusterer, swaggerer; informal blabbermouth, big mouth, blowhard, show off …

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  • 82bluff — I adj 1. frank, open, honest, candid, plain spoken, outspoken; direct, plain, straightforward, downright; crude, rough, unvarnished, burly, blustering. 2. steep, sheer, abrupt, sudden, precipitous; perpendicular, vertical; acclivitous, ascending …

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  • 83braggart — n brag, braggadocio, boaster, bull shooter, Thraso, Rodomonte; blusterer, gascon, fanfaron, trumpeter, tooter; blowhard, windbag, blatherskite, Sl. gasbag, Sl. loud mouth, Sl. big mouth; swaggerer, swasher, strutter, mummer, peacock, show off;… …

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  • 84bully — n 1. browbeater, hector, ruffian, intimidator, Sl. bulldozer, Inf. terror, coercer, dictator, oppressor, despot, tyrant, hard taskmaster, Simon Legree. 2. blusterer, roisterer, vaporer, ranter, raver, rowdy, U.S. tough; (all usually of women)… …

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  • 85hector — n 1. bully, bullyboy, bucko, rowdy, ruffian, tough, Inf. tough guy, coercer; intimidator, brow beater; oppressor, tyrant, terror. 2. braggart, brag, braggadocio, boaster, gascon, fanfaron, Latin, miles gloriosus; blusterer, bluffer, blatherskite …

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  • 86know-it-all — n 1. fountain of knowledge, mine of information, storehouse, Inf. walking encyclopedia, Sir Oracle, aphorist, Inf. know all; egotist, egoist, egomaniac; Sl. blow hard, blusterer, swaggerer, braggart, boaster, ranter, Sl. mouth, Sl. windbag. adj 2 …

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  • 87loud-mouth — n 1. braggart, braggadocio, brag, boaster, Sl. bullshooter, Thraso, Rodomonte; blusterer, swaggerer, gascon, fanfaron, trumpeter, tooter; blowhard, windbag, blatherskite, Sl. gas bag, Sl. big mouth; bluffer, humbug, fourflusher. 2. gossip,… …

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  • 88show-off — n 1. exhibitionist, extrovert, Sl. grand stander, Sl. hot dog, Sl. hotshot, Sl. show boat; dandy, fop, clotheshorse, coxcomb, peacock. 2. snob, name dropper, prig, high hatter. 3. blusterer, swaggerer, strutter, gascon, fanfaron, trumpeter,… …

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  • 89swaggerer — n 1. swashbuckler, swasher, strutter, blusterer, Brit. Si. bucko, bully, cock of the walk; snob, dandy, prig, coxcomb, fop; braggart, braggadocio, gascon, boaster, fanfaron, Sl. blowhard, Sl. gasbag, Sl. hot air artist; blatherskite, Sl. windbag …

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  • 90verbalist — n 1. rhetorician, rhetor, public speaker, speechmaker, declaimer, Speech. elocutionist; writer, author, authoress, novelist, poet, man of letters, editor, editress; linguist, lexicologist, lexicographer, se manticist, semasiologicist, etymologist …

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  • 91bluster — /ˈblʌstə / (say blustuh) verb (i) 1. to roar and be tumultuous, as wind. 2. to be loud, noisy, or swaggering; utter loud, empty menaces or protests. –verb (t) 3. to force or accomplish by blustering. –noun 4. boisterous noise and violence. 5.… …

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  • 92bigmouth — [n] a loudmouth bag of wind*, big talker*, blowhard*, blusterer, boaster, brag, braggart, bragger, bull artist*, bull thrower*, gasbag*, gossiper, grandstander, know it all, show off, swelled head*, trumpeter*, windbag*; concepts 412,423 …

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  • 93braggart — [n] person who talks boastingly bag of wind*, bigmouth, big talker*, big timer*, blowhard*, blusterer, boaster, brag, braggadocio, bragger, egotist, exhibitionist, gasbag*, gascon*, grandstander*, hotshot*, know it all, peacock*, ranter, raver,… …

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  • 94bluster — ► VERB 1) talk in a loud or aggressive way with little effect. 2) (of wind or rain) blow or beat fiercely and noisily. ► NOUN ▪ blustering talk. DERIVATIVES blusterer noun blustery adjective. ORIGIN …

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  • 95blustery — bluster ► VERB 1) talk in a loud or aggressive way with little effect. 2) (of wind or rain) blow or beat fiercely and noisily. ► NOUN ▪ blustering talk. DERIVATIVES blusterer noun blustery adjective. ORIGIN …

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  • 96bully — [16] Bullies have undergone a sad decline in status. In the 16th century the word meant ‘sweetheart’: ‘Though she be somewhat old, it is my own sweet bully’, John Bale, Three laws 1538. But gradually the rot set in, its meaning passing through… …

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  • 97bluster — [blus′tər] vi. [ME blustren, to blow violently < or akin to LowG blüstern, blistern: for IE base see FLUCTUATE] 1. to blow stormily: said of wind 2. to speak or conduct oneself in a noisy, swaggering, or bullying manner vt. 1. to force by… …

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  • 98bad hat — noun someone who deliberately stirs up trouble (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑troublemaker, ↑trouble maker, ↑troubler, ↑mischief maker • Hypernyms: ↑unwelcome person, ↑persona non grata …

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  • 99bluster — v. & n. v.intr. 1 behave pompously and boisterously; utter empty threats. 2 (of the wind etc.) blow fiercely. n. 1 noisily self assertive talk. 2 empty threats. Derivatives: blusterer n. blustery adj. Etymology: 16th c.: ult. imit …

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  • 100gasconade — I noun an instance of boastful talk his brag is worse than his fight whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade • Syn: ↑brag, ↑bragging, ↑crow, ↑crowing, ↑vaporing, ↑ …

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