bloviate

blo"vi*ate

(bl"v*t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. bloviated (bl"v**td); p. pr. & vb. n. bloviating (bl"v**tng).] To orate pompously; -- used especially of politicians and news commentators. Frank Rich (N. Y. Times Jan. 6, 1999, p. A23) -- blo"vi*a*tor, n. -- blo"vi*a*tion, n.
[PJC]

"We've had almost three weeks of lawyers bloviating about what the facts in the case are," Mr. Rogan said. "Wouldn't it be easier to bring the witnesses?"
Quoted by Eric Schmitt in The New York Times, Jan 22, 1999, p. A15.

 

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