vaporer

  • 1Vaporer — Va por*er, n. One who vapors; a braggart. [1913 Webster] {Vaporer moth}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Orgyia}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2vaporer — noun see vapor II …

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  • 3vaporer — See vapor. * * * …

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  • 4vaporer — n. Boaster, blusterer, braggart, swaggerer, vaunter, bully, braggadocio …

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  • 5vaporer — va·por·er …

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  • 6vaporer — ˈvāpərə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: vapor (II) + er : one that vapors; especially : braggart …

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  • 7Vaporer moth — Vaporer Va por*er, n. One who vapors; a braggart. [1913 Webster] {Vaporer moth}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Orgyia}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8vaporer moth — Orgyia Or*gy i*a, prop. n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the length of the outstretched arms. So named because, when at rest, it stretches forward its fore legs like arms.] (Zo[ o]l.). A genus of bombycid moths whose caterpillars (esp. those of {Orgyia… …

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  • 9Orgyia — Or*gy i*a, prop. n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the length of the outstretched arms. So named because, when at rest, it stretches forward its fore legs like arms.] (Zo[ o]l.). A genus of bombycid moths whose caterpillars (esp. those of {Orgyia leucostigma})… …

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  • 10Orgyia leucostigma — Orgyia Or*gy i*a, prop. n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the length of the outstretched arms. So named because, when at rest, it stretches forward its fore legs like arms.] (Zo[ o]l.). A genus of bombycid moths whose caterpillars (esp. those of {Orgyia… …

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  • 11vapor — I. noun Etymology: Middle English vapour, from Anglo French vapor, from Latin, steam, vapor Date: 14th century 1. diffused matter (as smoke or fog) suspended floating in the air and impairing its transparency 2. a. a substance in the gaseous… …

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  • 12vapor — vaporable, adj. vaporability, n. vaporer, n. vaporless, adj. vaporlike, adj. /vay peuhr/, n. 1. a visible exhalation, as fog, mist, steam, smoke, or noxious gas, diffused through or suspended in the air: the vapors rising from the bogs. 2.… …

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  • 13bluff — Synonyms and related words: Herod, abrupt, act, act a part, acting, affable, affect, affectation, aggressive, appearance, approachable, artful dodge, artifice, artless, assume, attitudinizing, bag of tricks, bamboozle, barefaced, bearish, beastly …

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  • 14braggart — Synonyms and related words: Captain Bobadil, Gascon, Herod, Narcissus, Scaramouch, Texan, big mouth, blatherskite, blower, blowhard, bluff, bluffer, blusterer, boaster, boastful, boasting, brag, braggadocio, bragging, bravo, bucko, bully,… …

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  • 15bully — Synonyms and related words: Antaeus, Atlas, Briareus, Brobdingnagian, Charles Atlas, Cyclops, Goliath, Hercules, Herod, OK, Polyphemus, Samson, Superman, Tarzan, Titan, ace high, admirable, annoyer, awe, bad, badgerer, bang up, battler, beat down …

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  • 16hector — Synonyms and related words: Captain Bobadil, Gascon, Herod, Texan, aggravate, annoy, badger, bait, be at, bedevil, beset, big mouth, blatherskite, blower, blowhard, bludgeon, bluff, bluffer, bluster, bluster and bluff, bluster out of, blusterer,… …

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  • 17ranter — Synonyms and related words: Herod, Holy Willie, Joseph Surface, Mawworm, Pecksniff, Pharisee, Tartuffe, affecter, blatherskite, bluff, bluffer, blusterer, braggart, bravo, bucko, bully, bullyboy, canter, canting hypocrite, debater, declaimer,… …

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  • 18swaggerer — Synonyms and related words: Herod, blatherskite, bluff, bluffer, blusterer, boldface, braggart, bravo, brazenface, bucko, bully, bullyboy, chutzpanik, fanfaron, hector, hectorer, hussy, malapert, miles gloriosus, minx, peacock, pup, puppy, ranter …

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  • 19swashbuckler — Synonyms and related words: Herod, battler, belligerent, belted knight, bickerer, blade, blatherskite, bluff, bluffer, blusterer, braggart, bravo, brawler, bucko, bully, bullyboy, combatant, competitor, contender, contestant, disputant, duelist,… …

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  • 20Blusterer — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Blusterer >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 blusterer blusterer swaggerer vaporer roisterer brawler Sgm: N 1 fanfaron fanfaron Sgm: N 1 braggart braggart &c.(boaster) 884 Sgm: N 1 bully bul …

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