verb (used without object)
to roar and be tumultuous, as wind.
to be loud, noisy, or swaggering; utter loud, empty menaces or protests: He blusters about revenge but does nothing.
verb (used with object)
or accomplish by blustering: He blustered his way through the crowd.
boisterous noise and violence: the bluster of the streets.
noisy, empty threats or protests; inflated talk: bluff and bluster.
Origin: Related forms
1520–30; perhaps < Low German blustern, blüstern to blow violently; compare Old Norse blāstr blowing, hissing
blustery, blusterous, adjective
outbluster, verb (used with object)
2. rant, brag, boast, gloat. 3. threaten, storm, bully.