- Blown Blown, p. p. & a.
1. Swollen; inflated; distended; puffed up, as cattle when
gorged with green food which develops gas.
2. Stale; worthless. [1913 Webster]
4. Covered with the eggs and larv[ae] of flies; fly blown. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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Blown — Blown, p. p. & a. Opened; in blossom or having blossomed, as a flower. Shak. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
blown — blown; un·blown; … English syllables
blown — blown1 [blōn] vi., vt. pp. of BLOW1 adj. 1. swollen or bloated 2. out of breath, as from exertion 3. flyblown 4. made by blowing or by using a blowpipe, etc. blown2 [blōn] … English World dictionary
blown up — index inflated (enlarged) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
blown — [bləun US bloun] the past participle of ↑blow … Dictionary of contemporary English
blown — the past participle of blow1 … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
blown — early 15c., inflated, adjective from O.E. blawen, pp. of BLOW (Cf. blow) (v.1). Figurative sense of inflated by pride is from late 15c. Meaning out of breath is from 1670s. As a pp. adjective from BLOW (Cf. blow) (v.2), it was O.E. geblowenne … Etymology dictionary
blown — adjective breathing hard; exhausted. → blow blown1 past participle of blow1. adjective informal (of a vehicle) provided with a turbocharger. blown2 past participle of blow3 … English new terms dictionary
blown-up — adjective as of a photograph; made larger the enlarged photograph revealed many details • Syn: ↑enlarged • Similar to: ↑large, ↑big * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : enlarged … Useful english dictionary
blown — blown1 /blohn/, adj. 1. inflated; swollen; expanded: a blown stomach. 2. destroyed, melted, inoperative, misshapen, ruined, or spoiled: to replace a blown fuse; to dispose of blown canned goods. 3. being out of breath. 4. flyblown. 5. formed by… … Universalium