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verb [intransitive/transitive] bluster pronunciation in British English /ˈblʌstə(r)/
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present tense
present participleblustering
past tenseblustered
past participleblustered
  1. to speak in an angry or threatening way, often because you do not want to show that you are frightened or nervous

    His response was first to persuade, then to bluster.

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 bluster pronunciation in British English noun [uncountable]

sea lion

in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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