how to pronounce bluster


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the above transcription of bluster is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

bluster is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of bluster in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… like this it's a lot of bluster and it's …”

meanings of bluster


  1. Fitful noise and violence.
  2. Pompous, officious talk.
  3. A gust of wind.


  1. To speak or protest loudly.
  2. To act or speak in an unduly threatening manner.
  3. To blow in strong or sudden gusts.

bluster frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bluster occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics bluster can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that bluster can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with bluster


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