To blow fitfully with violence and noise, as wind; to be windy and boisterous, as the weather.
- To blow in loud, violent gusts, as the wind during a storm.
- To speak in a loudly arrogant or bullying manner.
- To brag or make loud, empty threats.
- To force or bully with swaggering threats.
- A violent, gusty wind.
- Turbulence or noisy confusion.
- Loud, arrogant speech, often full of empty threats.