Definitions for gasbagˈgæsˌbæg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gas•bagˈgæsˌbæg(n.)

  1. a bag for holding gas, as in a balloon or dirigible.

    Category: Aeronautics

  2. Slang. a talkative boastful person; windbag.

    Category: Status (usage)

Origin of gasbag:

1820–30

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gasbag, windbag(noun)

    a boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics

  2. envelope, gasbag(noun)

    the bag containing the gas in a balloon

Wiktionary

  1. gasbag(Noun)

    A bag or bladder to hold a reservoir of gas, as in a hot-air balloon.

  2. gasbag(Noun)

    Metaphorically, a person who is overly garrulous or prone to making empty, unsupportable statements.

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