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 blown blown

adj

  • ( ) being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor  ( blown )
    being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor
     blown clouds of dust choked the riders
    blown clouds of dust choked the riders
     blown soil mounded on the window sill
    blown soil mounded on the window sill
  • breathing laboriously or convulsively  ( blown, pursy, short-winded, winded )
    breathing laboriously or convulsively


  •  blow blow

    noun

  • ( ) a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon  ( blow )
    a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
     a blow on the head
    a blow on the head
  • ( ) an impact (as from a collision)  ( blow, bump )
    an impact (as from a collision)
     the bump threw him off the bicycle
    the bump threw him off the bicycle
  • ( ) an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating  ( black eye, blow, reversal, reverse, setback )
    an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
  • ( ) an unpleasant or disappointing surprise  ( blow, shock )
    an unpleasant or disappointing surprise
     it came as a shock to learn that he was injured
    it came as a shock to learn that he was injured
  • forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth  ( blow, puff )
    forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
     he gave his nose a loud blow
    he gave his nose a loud blow
     he blew out all the candles with a single puff
    he blew out all the candles with a single puff
  • street names for cocaine  ( blow, C, coke, nose candy, snow )
    street names for cocaine
  • a strong current of air  ( blast, blow, gust )
    a strong current of air
     the tree was bent almost double by the gust
    the tree was bent almost double by the gust
  • verb

  • ( ) exhale hard  ( blow )
    exhale hard
     blow on the soup to cool it down
    blow on the soup to cool it down
  • ( ) be blowing or storming  ( blow )
    be blowing or storming
     The wind blew from the West
    The wind blew from the West
  • ( ) free of obstruction by blowing air through  ( blow )
    free of obstruction by blowing air through
     blow one's nose
    blow one's nose
  • ( ) be in motion due to some air or water current  ( be adrift, blow, drift, float )
    be in motion due to some air or water current
     The leaves were blowing in the wind
    The leaves were blowing in the wind
     the boat drifted on the lake
    the boat drifted on the lake
     The sailboat was adrift on the open sea
    The sailboat was adrift on the open sea
     the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore
    the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore
  • ( ) shape by blowing  ( blow )
    shape by blowing
     Blow a glass vase
    Blow a glass vase
  • ( ) make a sound as if blown  ( blow )
    make a sound as if blown
     The whistle blew
    The whistle blew
  • burst suddenly  ( blow )
    burst suddenly
     The tire blew
    The tire blew
     We blew a tire
    We blew a tire
  • melt, break, or become otherwise unusable  ( blow, blow out, burn out )
    melt, break, or become otherwise unusable
     The lightbulbs blew out
    The lightbulbs blew out
     The fuse blew
    The fuse blew
  • allow to regain its breath  ( blow )
    allow to regain its breath
     blow a horse
    blow a horse
  • show off  ( blow, bluster, boast, brag, gas, gasconade, shoot a line, swash, tout, vaunt )
    show off
  • cause to be revealed and jeopardized  ( blow )
    cause to be revealed and jeopardized
     The story blew their cover
    The story blew their cover
     The double agent was blown by the other side
    The double agent was blown by the other side
  • lay eggs  ( blow )
    lay eggs
     certain insects are said to blow
    certain insects are said to blow
  • leave; informal or rude  ( blow, shove along, shove off )
    leave; informal or rude
     shove off!
    shove off!
     The children shoved along
    The children shoved along
     Blow now!
    Blow now!
     let's blow this place
    let's blow this place
  • spout moist air from the blowhole  ( blow )
    spout moist air from the blowhole
     The whales blew
    The whales blew
  • cause to move by means of an air current  ( blow )
    cause to move by means of an air current
     The wind blew the leaves around in the yard
    The wind blew the leaves around in the yard
  • cause air to go in, on, or through  ( blow )
    cause air to go in, on, or through
     Blow my hair dry
    Blow my hair dry
  • provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation  ( blow, fellate, go down on, suck )
    provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
  • play or sound a wind instrument  ( blow )
    play or sound a wind instrument
     She blew the horn
    She blew the horn
  • sound by having air expelled through a tube  ( blow )
    sound by having air expelled through a tube
     The trumpets blew
    The trumpets blew
  • spend lavishly or wastefully on  ( blow )
    spend lavishly or wastefully on
     He blew a lot of money on his new home theater
    He blew a lot of money on his new home theater
  • spend thoughtlessly; throw away  ( blow, squander, waste )
    spend thoughtlessly; throw away
     He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends
    He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends
     You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree
    You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree
  • make a mess of, destroy or ruin  ( ball up, blow, bobble, bodge, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, bumble, bungle, flub, fluff, foul up, fuck up, fumble, louse up, mess up, mishandle, muck up, muff, screw up, spoil )
    make a mess of, destroy or ruin
     I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
     the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
    the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
  • be inadequate or objectionable  ( blow, suck )
    be inadequate or objectionable
     this sucks!
    this sucks!
     this blows!
    this blows!


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