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Bloviate is closely associated with U.S. President Warren G. Harding, who used it frequently and who was known for long, windy speeches. H.L. Mencken said of him, "He writes the worst English that I have ever encountered. It reminds me of a string of wet sponges; it reminds me of tattered washing on the line; it reminds me of stale bean soup, of college yells, of dogs barking idiotically through endless nights. It is so bad that a sort of grandeur creeps into it. It drags itself out of the dark abysm of pish, and crawls insanely up the topmost pinnacle of posh. It is rumble and bumble. It is flap and doodle. It is balder and dash."
After five years as president and thirty years as a political figure, this colossal oaf is still unable to discipline his urge to bloviate.
by mr.corruption June 06, 2005
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to take an unfortunate loss and turn of events.
"last night took an L, but tonight I bounce back" - Big Sean (2017)
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To discourse at length in a pompous or boastful manner.

A key attribute to those that sell. To pretend to understand technical subject matter and sell it to others even dumber then oneself.
Tom, bloviated Matt's shaft for hours on the merits of Mircosoft's Swiss Cheese 1.0
by joe October 01, 2004
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orate verbosely and windily
Bill O'Reilly tells his audiance not to bloviate when sending in e-mails.
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what Bill O'Reilly tells his viewers not to do in their emails. see pithy

what O'Reilly says is his job.
No bloviating. thats my job ----O'Reilly
by bryan October 03, 2004
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To boast emphatically about how wonderful and adored you are by everyone so bigly.
Donald Trump is the Bloviator-In-Chief.

Bloviate.
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