blow blow  /b ˈloʊ/

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):

  • Poland's brash union organizer stood up to the Kremlin and dealt the Eastern bloc a fatal blow.

News

  1. High winds blow the roof off a Mishawaka building

    Sometimes people use the expression "it was enough to blow your roof off" when the wind very is strong. Wednesday night's storms were in fact that strong.In downtown Mishawaka just off of Main St. and
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 28 South Bend

  2. Blow-dry bars heating up in South Florida

    You can insurance your home, your car, your life, and now, even your hair — at least if you style it at one of the new blow-dry bars heating things up in South Florida.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

  3. Blow-dry bars creating hot summer deals in South Florida

    You can insurance your home, your car, your life, and now, even your hair — at least if you style it at one of the new blow-dry bars heating things up in South Florida.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

Quotes

  1. Beaumont quoted Richards as saying, "I snorted my father. He was cremated and I couldn't resist grinding him up with a little bit of blow. My dad wouldn't have cared ...... It went down pretty well, and I'm still alive."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Keith Richards Source: DivineCaroline

  2. "Some say the gains we are making in Iraq come too late," Mr Bush said. "They are mistaken. It is never too late to deal a blow to al-Qaeda. It is never too late to advance freedom. And it is never too late to support our troops in a fight...
    on Sep 14, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Times Online

  3. "Violence is a dead end," Obama said. "It is a sign of neither courage nor power to shoot rockets at sleeping children, or to blow up old women on a bus. That is not how moral authority is claimed; that is how it is surrendered."
    on Jun 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Boston Globe

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