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a boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics

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the bag containing the gas in a balloon

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This is an essential book, that clarifies why Guardian-groomed gasbags persistently tie themselves in self-righteous knots.
As the first gasbags went up he jeered: 'Are you listening, Cardiff?
5 Keith Olbermann's "Worst Person in the World," Countdown with Keith Olbermann (MSNBC) In this season of partisan extremism, Olbermann uses satirical commentary to excoriate the excesses of the dumb political Right--in particular, baleful gasbags such as Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly and radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh.
Yet the old gasbags emit more methane than petrol engines, fridges or nuclear reprocessing (says the Beeb).
Liberals are already a disturbingly rare species among what Calvin Trillin refers to as the 'Sabbath Gasbags.
I don't chew or talk very well with my jaws all locked up and the Memsaab knows it, so in her inimitable sweet style, she inquired of our server-person if he could either (a) find us another, more secluded table, or (b) seat that charming pair of gasbags elsewhere--like out in the parking lot.
And one the MPs should tackle with enough venom to send shock waves through the boardrooms of these complacent, overpaid hot air gasbags.
The Sunday morning TV gasbags could exhale on nothing else, although each show's commentators usually included at most one person who had read what he was talking about.
But in a chamber increasingly filled with ambitious millionaires, prodigious fundraisers and professional gasbags, Jesse Helms was something different: a man who stood for something.
By the time it all ended, only our senses were dulled by the constant barrage on the debacle from the gasbags of the airways and news publications.
Now maybe the "conversation" will, indeed, be seen as nothing more than the Gasbags and Posturers Empowerment Act of 1997.