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a very boastful and talkative person

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DICK: So, you used us to get regeneration technology up and running, and now you're going to have us sell freeze-dried blowhards for the boob tube.
The art-world folk, of course, are high-toned blowhards gleeful over the real, bad taste of The People and the exoticism of everyday life in Baltimore.
While they initially do consider killing Pis, they decide instead, perhaps like the island itself, to outwait and outwit this latest in a long line of petty capitalist blowhards.
The nation already has obscenity laws, in case Congress hadn't noticed, but I think it allows so many of the happy band known as Newtie and the Blowhards to yammer and better about the evils of sex, as long as it's somebody else's.
And turn-of-the-century blowhards enshrined "strenuous manhood" because their workaday lives were so sedentary.
It's NOT wankers and blowhards making up lies about themselves and trying to seduce women," says E.
Maybe the blowhards and score-settlers, rushing to put the boot in last week have the answers.
But that still puts him behind such professional blowhards as Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and even Michael Savage.
IT used to deliver 110%, did The Apprentice, with its parade of shameless chancers, blaggers, blowhards and freakishly ambitious white-collar fantasists, strutting about reciting gobbets of dopey hyperbole from the CVs swirling about their internal My Documents folder.
So many of them were boring blowhards who insisted on talking down to children that I'd have welcomed their adieus before they even got started.
But stripped of money's ugly confidence, the young family man soon emerged as a sensitive, likeable and personable soul, a million miles from the big-buck blowhards sitting shoulder to shoulder with him in the Rich List.
Apart from bringing out blowhards, activists and crazies, the appearance of the slave ship Remembrance -- subtlety is not Beaty's strongest suit -- severely disrupts a family.
It's better when self-important blowhards win, thank L.
Schiavo's case may seem extreme, especially in light of the tawdry exploitation she's been subjected to by cynical politicians and talk-show blowhards, but her lack of clear guidance about her intentions is the rule rather than the exception.
It's bad enough having to gnaw on the inedible beef au jus and starchy carrot sticks while listening to blowhards like Bill Parcells, Pat Riley, and Phil Jackson gloat about their successes.