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v. blus·tered, blus·ter·ing, blus·ters
1. To blow in loud, violent gusts, as the wind during a storm.
a. To speak in a loudly arrogant or bullying manner.
b. To brag or make loud, empty threats.
To force or bully with swaggering threats.
1. A violent, gusty wind.
2. Turbulence or noisy confusion.
3. Loud, arrogant speech, often full of empty threats.
[Middle English blusteren, from Middle Low German blüsteren.]
blus′ter·y, blus′ter·ous adj.
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|Adj.||1.||blusterous - blowing in violent and abrupt bursts; "blustering (or blusterous) winds of Patagonia"; "a cold blustery day"; "a gusty storm with strong sudden rushes of wind"|
stormy - (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion; "a stormy day"; "wide and stormy seas"