1. Exhibiting noisy violence, as the wind; stormy; tumultuous.
A tempest and a blustering day. --Shak.
2. Uttering noisy threats; noisy and swaggering; boisterous. “A blustering fellow.”
Blus·ter v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blustered p. pr. & vb. n. Blustering.]
1. To blow fitfully with violence and noise, as wind; to be windy and boisterous, as the weather.
And ever-threatening storms
Of Chaos blustering round. --Milton.
2. To talk with noisy violence; to swagger, as a turbulent or boasting person; to act in a noisy, tumultuous way; to play the bully; to storm; to rage.
Your ministerial directors blustered like tragic tyrants. --Burke.
adj : blowing in loud and abrupt bursts; "blustering (or
blusterous) winds of Patagonia"; "a cold blustery day";
"a gusty storm with strong sudden rushes of wind" [syn:
blustering(a), blusterous, blustery, gusty]