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Roget category 887

6. Words relating to the sentient and moral
6.2. Personal affections
›› 6.2.5. Extrinsic affections

#887. Blusterer


blusterer, swaggerer, vaporer, roisterer, brawlerfanfaronbraggart etc. (boaster) 884bully, terrorist, roughbulldozer [U.S.], hoodlum, hooligan [Slang], larrikin, roarer [Slang]Mohock, Mohawkdrawcansir, swashbuckler, Captain Bobadil, Sir Lucius O'Trigger, Thraso, Pistol, Parolles, Bombastes Furioso, Hector, Chrononhotonthologosjingodesperado, dare-devil, fire eaterfury, etc. (violent person) 173rowdyslang-whanger [Slang], tough [U.S.].
puppy etc. (fop) 854prigSir Oracle, dogmatist, doctrinaire, jack-in-officesaucebox, malapert, jackanapes, minxbantam-cock.

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