UnivSource.com - Your Most Comprehensive Source for Information on Universities
  Web UnivSource.com

You're Here : UnivSource Home > Vocabulary Builder (Beta Version)

The current version of the vocabulary builder covers over 2720 words & is useful for students preparing for academic English examinations such as SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc. Now you can also listen to the pronunciation of words. - Refer a Friend.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

blowhard (noun) a person who talks too much of themselves or their achievements; a braggart.

One who talks a lot of themselves is a blowhard. A boaster is a blowhard. A loud talker who indulges in trumpeting their achievements is a blowhard.

  • Lewis certainly is an achiever. The whole trouble, however, is that he is such a blowhard that he cannot rest until others know of his achievements and so keeps talking about them all the time.
  • It was easy for all to see that Sam was just a blowhard who talked a lot of the little he had achieved. He always fell short of the target in sales but boasted of his merit and skills as a marketing strategist.
Useful Links
Download Our iPhone App
Download Our Android App
Earn Your Degree Online
Earn Your Art & Design Degree Online
Earn Your Business Degree Online
Earn Your Culinary Degree Online
Earn Your Education Degree Online
Earn Your Health Care Degree Online
Earn Your Law & Justice Degree Online
Earn Your Psychology Degree Online
Earn Your Technicians Degree Online
Earn Your Technology Degree Online
US Universities by Name
US Universities by Program
US Universities by State
Canadian Universities by Name
Canadian Universities by Region

Last Modified : 11-May 2009
Best viewed with 1024 x 768 resolution & Microsoft Internet Explorer