blew blew  /b ˈlu/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
  2. (n) an impact (as from a collision)
  3. (n) an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
  4. (n) an unpleasant or disappointing surprise
  5. (n) a strong current of air
  6. (n) street names for cocaine
  7. (n) forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
  8. (v) exhale hard
  9. (v) be blowing or storming
  10. (v) free of obstruction by blowing air through
  11. (v) be in motion due to some air or water current
  12. (v) make a sound as if blown
  13. (v) shape by blowing
  14. (v) make a mess of, destroy or ruin
  15. (v) spend thoughtlessly; throw away
  16. (v) spend lavishly or wastefully on
  17. (v) sound by having air expelled through a tube
  18. (v) play or sound a wind instrument
  19. (v) provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
  20. (v) cause air to go in, on, or through
  21. (v) cause to move by means of an air current
  22. (v) spout moist air from the blowhole
  23. (v) leave; informal or rude
  24. (v) lay eggs
  25. (v) cause to be revealed and jeopardized
  26. (v) show off
  27. (v) allow to regain its breath
  28. (v) melt, break, or become otherwise unusable
  29. (v) burst suddenly

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Usage(s):

  1. The wind blew fine snow through every crack in the car, heaped it tightly around them.
  2. In 1928, a giant dog balloon escaped from its handlers, blew against a street sign and deflated.
  3. Werton took over cpr compressions from Vance as Diana blew air into Jessie's mouth.

News

  1. When in doubt, NSA searches information on Americans

    Ever since a former National Security Agency contractor blew the cover off two massive, top secret intelligence collection programs that targeted phone records and Internet data, President Obama and senior NSA officials have insisted that the programs target only foreign terror suspects.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

  2. Buffalo Wind Damage Reported By Fly Construction After Early Friday Morning Storms

    A storm blew across Minnesota early Friday morning leaving wind damage in Buffalo and Fly Construction is ready to repair any damage to homes. (PRWeb June 22, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10860093.htm
    on June 22, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Burnsville Hail Storm Leaves Half-Inch Hail and House Damage on June 20th; Fly Construction Ready to Repair Storm ...

    A storm blew through the Twin Cities early Friday morning leaving half-inch hail and home damage in the Burnsville area. Fly Construction is ready to make home repairs. (PRWeb June 22, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10859904.htm
    on June 22, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "BP blew it," said Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., chairman of the House investigations panel that held the hearing. "You cut corners to save money and time."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Bart Stupak Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I had so many match points and I blew it and I knew I couldn't mess up my serve because she never gives up," Williams said.
    on Jan 28, 2010 By: Serena Williams Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. Randy Quaid was a slicker version of team owner Rick Hendrick, and Robert Duvall's crew chief Hogge was, as Hendrick said, "a better Harry Hyde than Harry Hyde ever was. That just blew me away."
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Rick Hendrick Source: The Associated Press

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