gasbag

gasbag
Synonyms and related words:
Captain Bobadil, Gascon, Graf Zeppelin, Texan, aerostat, agreeable rattle, airship, babbler, ballonet, balloon, big mouth, big talker, blab, blabberer, blatherer, blimp, blower, blowhard, blusterer, boaster, brag, braggadocio, braggart, chatterbox, chatterer, dirigible, dirigible balloon, fanfaron, gabber, gabbler, gasconader, gibble-gabbler, great talker, hector, hot-air artist, idle chatterer, jabberer, jay, lighter-than-air craft, magpie, miles gloriosus, moulin a paroles, patterer, prater, prattler, rattle, rigid airship, rodomontade, semirigid airship, ship, windbag, windjammer, windy, word-slinger, zeppelin

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  • gasbag — n. 1. a person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics. Syn: windbag. [WordNet 1.5] 2. the bag containing the gas in a balloon. Syn: envelope. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gasbag — may refer to:*Balloon, a bag filled with gas *Windbag, a person who talks too much *Gas bladder, contributes to the ability of a fish to control its buoyancy …   Wikipedia

  • gasbag — ► NOUN informal ▪ a person who talks idly and excessively …   English terms dictionary

  • gasbag — [gas′bag΄] n. 1. a bag to hold gas, as in a balloon ☆ 2. Slang a person who talks too much …   English World dictionary

  • gasbag — noun a) A bag or bladder to hold a reservoir of gas, as in a hot air balloon. By this method of construction a considerable amount of support can be imparted to the gasbag, though it does not dispense with the services of the ballonet, as does… …   Wiktionary

  • gasbag — UK [ˈɡæsbæɡ] / US [ˈɡæsˌbæɡ] noun [countable] Word forms gasbag : singular gasbag plural gasbags informal someone who talks all the time but says nothing important …   English dictionary

  • gasbag — n. a braggart. □ What’s the old gasbag going on about now? □ Harry is such a gasbag when he gets going about himself …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • gasbag — /ˈgæsbæg / (say gasbag) noun 1. a bag for holding gas, as in a balloon or airship. 2. Colloquial an empty, voluble talker; a windbag. –verb (i) (gasbagged, gasbagging) 3. Colloquial to talk volubly; chatter. {gas1 + bag; US (1870s) …  

  • gasbag — noun Date: 1827 1. a bag for holding gas 2. an idle or garrulous talker …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gasbag — /gas bag /, n. 1. a bag for holding gas, as in a balloon or dirigible. 2. Slang. a talkative, boastful person; windbag. [1820 30; GAS + BAG] * * * …   Universalium

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