from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of blowoff.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A blowing off steam, water, etc.
- n. An outburst of temper or excitement.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or used in blowing off (which see, under blow, verb, I.).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. come off due to an explosion or other strong force
Sorry, no etymologies found.
To push forward the concept of African cultural development I have created this blog but more importantly than that it's a place where we can blow-off steam and discuss the impossible task of defining a continent.
Perhaps the best recent example of financial asset inflation was the dot com blow-off in the late 1990s, which capped the long secular bull market that started in 1982.
Since the early 1980s, then, we had a long bull market that gave way to financial inflation with the dot com blow-off.
Mr. CALDWELL: The blow-off match, which would be the November 2nd general elections.
Certainly, he will always be remembered for Rhett Butler and that famous blow-off line to Scarlett "Frankly, my dear..."
She became a ski instructor, a subtle but athletic blow-off to the parents who had put her through college as a classics major.
Then, instantly, I thought about his blow-off after church.
So even if this was almost certainly just a polite blow-off email, dashed off absently in order to placate me and get me to leave him alone, I decided to take it seriously.
This afternoon the big blow-off finally arrived, and I dismissed him from my service.
Thanks Dave for giving me an opportunity to blow-off steam ...... by