from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past participle of overblow.
- adj. Done to excess; overdone: overblown decorations.
- adj. Full of empty or pretentious language; bombastic: overblown oratory.
- adj. Past the stage of full bloom: overblown roses.
- adj. Very fat; obese.
- adj. Having been blown down or over: a pile of overblown saplings.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of exaggerated importance; too heavily emphasized, hyped, etc.
- v. Past participle of overblow
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having been given more publicity than warranted; having had ascribed more importance than was justified.
- adj. Bombastic, pretentious, or excessive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Blown over, as wind or storm; hence, past; at an end.
- In the Bessemer steel process, injured by the continuance of the blast after the carbon has been removed; burnt.
- Past the time of blossoming or blooming; withered, as a flower.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. puffed up with vanity
- adj. past the stage of full bloom
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