meaning of blowhard

blowhard meaning in General Dictionary

an extremely boastful and talkative person

blowhard meaning in Etymology Dictionary

also blow-hard, 1840, a sailor's term (from 1790 as a nickname for a sailor), not originally mainly meaning "braggart;" from blow (v.1) + difficult (adv.). An adjective feeling of "boastful" showed up c.1855, and can even be a different development leading to a modified noun use.

Sentence Examples with the word blowhard

Jackson was speaking with some rich blowhard when he noticed Elisabeth make her way to Connor and Sarah.

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