Sunday, May 27, 2012
Definitions for ventose
- Given to empty talk; windy.
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Citations for ventose
Anyhow, it is better to wind up that way than to go growling out one's existence as a ventose hypochondriac.
The ventose orator was confounded, and put himself and his glass down together.
Origin of ventose
First used in English in the 1700s, ventose is derived from the Latin word for wind, "vent."