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windbag

the bag in a set of bagpipes, which provides a continuous flow of air to the pipes
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This online windbaggery will not help us much in gauging whether our governance of schools is going forward, as promised.
On the other hand, his windbaggery may weigh down an already loquacious ticket.
They enjoy exorbitant salaries, outrageous expense accounts, subsidised meals and at the end of a career of windbaggery they can look forward to an unequalled, excessive pension which they voted for themselves.
Never in the field of human windbaggery was so much hot air delivered to so few.