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Bloviate – WordWednesdayFun

Bloviate is a word I must confess I had never heard of until a few days ago. I guess that is because it is American in origin and more likely to be used in American English rather than the correct form of British English 🙂 It sounds rather jolly. So here we go with the usual format with the Merriam-Webster definition first followed by the Urban Dictionary. I wonder what lies in store for us with the latter entry? Bloviate verb blo·vi·ate \ˈblō-vē-ˌāt\ Popularity: Top 20% of words Definition blo·vi·at·ed blo·vi·at·ing intransitive verb : to speak or write verbosely and windily blo·vi·a·tion \ˌblō-vē-ˈā-shən\ noun Did You Know? Warren G. Harding is often linked to “bloviate,” but to him the word wasn’t insulting; it simply meant “to spend…

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