Weather that's blustering is stormy and turbulent, like the gusts of blustering wind that blow through a coastal town during a hurricane.

Along the east coast of the U.S., blustering storms known as "nor'easters" or "northeasters" are fairly common. The cyclone-level wind during such a storm can be described as blustering or blustery, both from a Germanic root meaning "blow violently." You can also describe people as blustering if they're talking with violent aggressiveness, or bluster: "The blustering bully scared the smaller kids."

Definitions of blustering
  1. adjective
    blowing in violent and abrupt bursts
    blustering (or blusterous) winds of Patagonia”
    synonyms: blusterous, blustery
    (especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion
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