Translation of gasbag in Spanish:


cotorra, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɡasbaɡ//ˈɡæsˌbæɡ/



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    cotorra feminine informal
    • I think we've seen the peak of the right wing gasbag monopoly.
    • The gasbags were going on and on about how silly it was for him to get angry about a purported message in their new puppet movie in which they tell young people not to vote.
    • The members passed an enormous tax cut in the teeth of a recession - taking us from surplus to deficit so quickly that not even the talk-radio gasbags could convincingly pin the blame on our all-weather scapegoat.
    • Barely a word of conversation passed between us until both dishes were dispatched - quite a feat for two old gasbags.
    • Or should we turn to the simplest explanation: that he's a gasbag who never intended to sue and just wanted to throw a scare at the journalists following his story?
    • The point is, you can get political discussion and debate from all sides without ever even thinking about bloated gasbags like Bill or Al.
    • He responded by calling him ‘a bombastic gasbag.’
    • While it can be difficult to spot a gasbag before they get started, oftentimes you can pick up on subtle clues.
    • Via Matt, I read this post by him on the Spanish elections and ensuing charges of ‘appeasement,’ by the hysterical gasbags on the right.
    • And you can occasionally say, ‘Shut up you fatuous gasbag!’
    • Either that or he is just a gasbag who has some neurotic need to articulate every half baked misfired synapse that passes through his cerebral cortex.
    • First, he is a bullying semi-Catholic gasbag.
    • A lot of prowar gasbags don't understand how truly serious things are.
    • Who likes to hear a snobbish intellectual gasbag show off at a cocktail party?
    • He is a big Texan gasbag, but at least he's a liberal-minded big Texan gasbag whom I tend to agree with a good 90 percent of the time.
    • The context is that a pill popping fascist gasbag who popularized hatespin and character assassination is getting a taste of his own medicine.
    • Have you ever noticed that the gasbags who go out of their way to defend him are the same people who argue that he should be fired?
    • The realtor we used to buy our house is a bit of a gasbag, and no offense to realtors, but are any of them not?
    • It would be nice to break the lock that these gasbags have on them but we shouldn't just pin our hopes on that alone.
    • No answer was forthcoming, just the patended evasions of the typical west-hating anti-war gasbag.