What does blown mean?

blown meaning in General Dictionary

Swollen inflated swollen puffed up as cattle whenever gorged with green food which develops gasoline

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  • Opened in blossom or having blossomed as a flower
  • being relocated or applied by moving air or vapor
  • breathing laboriously or convulsively
  • of Blow
  • Swollen; inflated; swollen; puffed up, as cattle when gorged with green food which develops fuel.
  • Stale; worthless.
  • exhausted; tired; fatigued.
  • Covered using eggs and larvae of flies; fly blown.
  • Opened; in bloom or having blossomed, as a flower.

blown meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 15c., "inflated," from Old English blawen, previous participle of blow (v.1). Figurative feeling of "inflated by pride" is from belated 15c. Meaning "out of breathing" is from 1670s. As a past participle adjective from blow (v.2), it absolutely was Old English geblowenne.


blown meaning in General Dictionary

(p. p.) of Blow

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  • (p. p. & a.) Swollen; inflated; distended; puffed up, as cattle whenever gorged with green meals which develops gasoline.
  • (p. p. & a.) Stale; useless.
  • (p. p. & a.) Out of breath; exhausted; fatigued.
  • (p. p. & a.) Covered aided by the eggs and larvae of flies; fly blown.
  • (p. p. & a.) Opened; in bloom or having blossomed, as a flower.

Sentence Examples with the word blown

The impure spirit is blown out and the pure blown in.

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