gasbag


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gasbag

(găs′băg′)
n.
1. An expansible bag for holding gas.
2. Slang One given to empty or boastful talk.
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R101 (right, in its Cardington hangar) was originally 221m long but with the extra gasbag and bay its length increased to 237m.
Libya's Mohammar Khadafi has become a farcical gasbag.
In Los Angeles, our own shiny flying gasbag has deflated and crashed to earth.
The US President has polish, pizzazz and potential, though at present he remains more gasbag than Gandhi.
And if you traveled a little further than you planned and are running low on fuel, GasBag by Jamcode can help you find the best price for gas at nearby filling stations.
Literally and figuratively, there's no escaping the fact that Jessica Simpson is a genuine gasbag.
It would be in an experimental airship that in its lengthened form had never flown at full power or under adverse weather conditions, and which had been suffering from serious gasbag and cover defects.
Apart from Shakespeare, Bloom's great culture heroes are Emerson and Freud, who, in combination, yield a gasbag with a dirty mind.
THANK goodness we won't be seeing so much of that awful, self-centred Toon Army gasbag on telly any more.
Indeed, an epicedial discourse surrounds theory in North America: from gasbag neocon wordsmythe Christopher Hitchens in the New York Times Book Review, to articles in Slate, Salon.
Unlike most office-seekers, Lindbergh doesn't gasbag and gladhand.