- 1[transitive, intransitive] bluster (something) + speech to talk in an aggressive or threatening way, but with little effect “I don't know what you're talking about,” he blustered. a blustering bully
- 2[intransitive] (of the wind) to blow violently Outside the wind was blustering.
NAmE//ˈblʌstər//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bluster
he / she / it blusters
past simple blustered
-ing form blustering
I wasn't frightened by what he said—it was all bluster.
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