Synonyms for bluster

Synonyms for (noun) bluster

Synonyms: bravado, bluster

Definition: a swaggering show of courage

Similar words: flash, fanfare, ostentation

Definition: a gaudy outward display


Synonyms: rodomontade, rhodomontade, braggadocio, bluster

Definition: vain and empty boasting

Similar words: boast, boasting, jactitation, self-praise

Definition: speaking of yourself in superlatives


Synonyms: bluster

Definition: a violent gusty wind

Similar words: gust, blast, blow

Definition: a strong current of air

Usage: the tree was bent almost double by the gust


Synonyms: bluster

Definition: noisy confusion and turbulence

Usage: he was awakened by the bluster of their preparations

Similar words: confusion

Definition: disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably

Usage: the army retreated in confusion

Synonyms for (verb) bluster

Synonyms: bluster, swagger, swash

Definition: act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner

Similar words: act, behave, do

Definition: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

Usage: You should act like an adult; Don't behave like a fool; What makes her do this way?; The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people


Synonyms: brag, blow, bluster, boast, shoot a line, vaunt, swash, tout, gas, gasconade

Definition: show off

Similar words: exaggerate, amplify, magnify, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, overdraw, overstate

Definition: to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

Usage: tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery


Synonyms: bluster

Definition: blow hard; be gusty, as of wind

Usage: A southeaster blustered onshore; The flames blustered

Similar words: blow

Definition: be blowing or storming

Usage: The wind blew from the West