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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blus·ter·ing, a.
 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.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]