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ˈbloʊ viˌeɪtblovi·ate

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  1. bloviateverb

    orate verbosely and windily


  1. bloviateverb

    To speak or discourse at length in a pompous or boastful manner.

  2. Etymology: A macaronic of blow + Latinate -iate


  1. bloviate

    Bloviation is a style of empty, pompous, political speech that originated in Ohio and was used by US President Warren G. Harding, who described it as "the art of speaking for as long as the occasion warrants, and saying nothing". His opponent, William Gibbs McAdoo, compared it to "an army of pompous phrases moving over the landscape in search of an idea."


  1. bloviate

    Bloviate is a verb that means to talk at length, especially in an inflated, empty, or pompous way. It often refers to people who speak extensively about a topic in a manner that is considered pretentious or overly wordy.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bloviate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bloviate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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