from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past participle of blow1.
- adj. Swollen or inflated; distended.
- adj. Out of breath; panting.
- adj. Flyblown.
- adj. Formed by blowing: blown glass.
- v. Past participle of blow3.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. distended, swollen or inflated
- adj. panting and out of breath
- adj. Formed by blowing
- adj. Under the influence of drugs, especially marijuana.
- v. Past participle of blow
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Swollen; inflated; distended; puffed up, as cattle when gorged with green food which develops gas.
- Stale; worthless.
- Out of breath; tired; exhausted.
- Covered with the eggs and larvæ of flies; fly blown.
- Opened; in blossom or having blossomed, as a flower.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Swelled; inflated.
- Spongy or porous from the presence of bubbles of air or gas: said of metal castings.
- Stale from exposure, as to air or flies; hence, tainted; unsavory: as, blown drink (obsolete); blown meat; a blown reputation. See flyblown.
- Out of breath; tired; exhausted: as, “their horses much blown,”
- In farriery, having the stomach distended by gorging green food: said of cattle.
- Emptied by blowing, as an egg.
- Fully expanded or opened, as a flower: as, “the blown rose,”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor
- adj. breathing laboriously or convulsively
Let each of us become, therefore, with the power of the internet, our own adminsitrators for then the Gravy Train will find itself blown from the rails, there and then.
Well, even though the Mets had once again blown a late-season first place lead over the Phillies, they were all but assured a wild card slot.
This usually results in blown patterns and less clean kills.
No, it sprang full blown from the brains of Chancellor Gordon Brown and his sidekick, Ed Balls. "and another:" Which brings us to what perhaps is the more important point: Brown's insistence that Britain is the best situated of all countries to face the economic headwinds, and to recover once they have abated.
Essentially half of a whistle, stiff side flaps loosely cover the nostrils and mouth; air blown from the nose travels down toward the mouth through a fipple, and the mouth forms the whistle's resonant chamber.
He was maybe ten, in blown-out jeans and old canvas high-tops.
But he also wrote poetry, dabbled in blown glass and had an artist's eye with a camera.
A distracted kiss blown from the hand, fluttering fingers tracing a harried goodbye.
Maryland drove 80 yards to start the second quarter with Hollenbach throwing a 6-yard TD pass to tight end Joey Haynos in blown coverage.
A Norwegian editor who initially supported Aulie's openness had her name blown up all over Norwegian media to the point that it became too problematic for her to maintain the support.
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