blown blown  /b ˈloʊn/

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
  30. (adj) being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor
  31. (adj) breathing laboriously or convulsively

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Usage(s):

  1. Instead they were blown westward toward the Solomon Islands.
  2. The first odd note is the number of blown out billboards and signs.
  3. We are all going to be blown up.

News

  1. Roof blown off Roselawn building

    The roof was blown off a Roselawn office building when thunderstorms rolled over the Tri-State Thursday morning.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WCPO Cincinnati

  2. Blown tire blamed in fatal rollover claiming Edinburg woman's life

    Authorities believe a blown tire may be responsible for a fatal rollover accident that claimed the life of a woman from Edinburg.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley

  3. Amount of dust blown across the Western U.S. is increasing

    The amount of dust being blown across the landscape has increased over the last 17 years in large swaths of the West, according to a new study.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Science Daily

Quotes

  1. "If there's anyone out there who still doesn't believe this constitutes a full-blown crisis," Mr. Obama said, "I suggest speaking to one of the millions of Americans whose lives have been turned upside down because they don't know where their...
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

  2. In 2007, he said that US troops were being sent to Iraq "to get their heads blown off for the president's amusement."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Pete Stark Source: KTVA CBS 11 News Alaska

  3. "One was blown up here while the second fled to an unknown location. We believe it may be used to attack some other place," Khan told the Reuters news agency.
    on Jan 1, 2010 By: Ayub Khan Source: France24

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