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gas·bag

 (găs′băg′)
n.
1. An expansible bag for holding gas.
2. Slang One given to empty or boastful talk.

gasbag

(ˈɡæsˌbæɡ)
n
a person who talks in a voluble way, esp about unimportant matters
vb, -bags, -bagging or -bagged
(intr) Irish to talk in a voluble way, esp about unimportant matters

gas•bag

(ˈgæsˌbæg)

n.
1. a bag for holding gas, as in a balloon or dirigible.
2. Slang. a talkative boastful person; windbag.
[1820–30]

gasbag


Past participle: gasbagged
Gerund: gasbagging

Imperative
gasbag
gasbag
Present
I gasbag
you gasbag
he/she/it gasbags
we gasbag
you gasbag
they gasbag
Preterite
I gasbagged
you gasbagged
he/she/it gasbagged
we gasbagged
you gasbagged
they gasbagged
Present Continuous
I am gasbagging
you are gasbagging
he/she/it is gasbagging
we are gasbagging
you are gasbagging
they are gasbagging
Present Perfect
I have gasbagged
you have gasbagged
he/she/it has gasbagged
we have gasbagged
you have gasbagged
they have gasbagged
Past Continuous
I was gasbagging
you were gasbagging
he/she/it was gasbagging
we were gasbagging
you were gasbagging
they were gasbagging
Past Perfect
I had gasbagged
you had gasbagged
he/she/it had gasbagged
we had gasbagged
you had gasbagged
they had gasbagged
Future
I will gasbag
you will gasbag
he/she/it will gasbag
we will gasbag
you will gasbag
they will gasbag
Future Perfect
I will have gasbagged
you will have gasbagged
he/she/it will have gasbagged
we will have gasbagged
you will have gasbagged
they will have gasbagged
Future Continuous
I will be gasbagging
you will be gasbagging
he/she/it will be gasbagging
we will be gasbagging
you will be gasbagging
they will be gasbagging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gasbagging
you have been gasbagging
he/she/it has been gasbagging
we have been gasbagging
you have been gasbagging
they have been gasbagging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gasbagging
you will have been gasbagging
he/she/it will have been gasbagging
we will have been gasbagging
you will have been gasbagging
they will have been gasbagging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gasbagging
you had been gasbagging
he/she/it had been gasbagging
we had been gasbagging
you had been gasbagging
they had been gasbagging
Conditional
I would gasbag
you would gasbag
he/she/it would gasbag
we would gasbag
you would gasbag
they would gasbag
Past Conditional
I would have gasbagged
you would have gasbagged
he/she/it would have gasbagged
we would have gasbagged
you would have gasbagged
they would have gasbagged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gasbag - a boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics
bore, dullard - a person who evokes boredom
2.gasbag - the bag containing the gas in a balloon
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
balloon - large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air
Translations

gasbag

[ˈgæsbæg] N
1. (Aer) → bolsa f de gas
2. (= talkative person) → charlatán/ana m/f

gasbag

[ˈgæsˌbæg] n (fam) → chiacchierone/a
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