Definitions for blow

Definitions for (noun) blow

Main entry: blow, puff

Definition: forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth

Usage: he gave his nose a loud blow; he blew out all the candles with a single puff

Main entry: blow

Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

Usage: a blow on the head

Main entry: coke, C, blow, snow, nose candy

Definition: street names for cocaine

Main entry: shock, blow

Definition: an unpleasant or disappointing surprise

Usage: it came as a shock to learn that he was injured

Main entry: bump, blow

Definition: an impact (as from a collision)

Usage: the bump threw him off the bicycle

Main entry: blow, setback, black eye, reversal, reverse

Definition: an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating

Main entry: gust, blast, blow

Definition: a strong current of air

Usage: the tree was bent almost double by the gust

Definitions for (verb) blow

Main entry: blow

Definition: exhale hard

Usage: blow on the soup to cool it down

Main entry: blow

Definition: free of obstruction by blowing air through

Usage: blow one's nose

Main entry: blow

Definition: burst suddenly

Usage: The tire blew; We blew a tire

Main entry: burn out, blow, blow out

Definition: melt, break, or become otherwise unusable

Usage: The lightbulbs blew out; The fuse blew

Main entry: blow

Definition: shape by blowing

Usage: Blow a glass vase

Main entry: blow

Definition: allow to regain its breath

Usage: blow a horse

Main entry: brag, blow, bluster, boast, shoot a line, vaunt, swash, tout, gas, gasconade

Definition: show off

Main entry: blow

Definition: cause to be revealed and jeopardized

Usage: The story blew their cover; The double agent was blown by the other side

Main entry: blow

Definition: lay eggs

Usage: certain insects are said to blow

Main entry: shove along, shove off, blow

Definition: leave; informal or rude

Usage: shove off!; The children shoved along; Blow now!

Main entry: drift, float, blow, be adrift

Definition: be in motion due to some air or water current

Usage: The leaves were blowing in the wind; the boat drifted on the lake; The sailboat was adrift on the open sea; the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore

Main entry: blow

Definition: spout moist air from the blowhole

Usage: The whales blew

Main entry: blow

Definition: cause to move by means of an air current

Usage: The wind blew the leaves around in the yard

Main entry: blow

Definition: cause air to go in, on, or through

Usage: Blow my hair dry

Main entry: suck, blow, go down on, fellate

Definition: provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation

Main entry: blow

Definition: play or sound a wind instrument

Usage: She blew the horn

Main entry: blow

Definition: make a sound as if blown

Usage: The whistle blew

Main entry: blow

Definition: sound by having air expelled through a tube

Usage: The trumpets blew

Main entry: blow

Definition: spend lavishly or wastefully on

Usage: He blew a lot of money on his new home theater

Main entry: waste, squander, blow

Definition: spend thoughtlessly; throw away

Usage: He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends; You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree

Main entry: flub, fluff, foul up, fuck up, fumble, louse up, mess up, ball up, spoil, screw up, mishandle, muck up, muff, blow, bobble, bodge, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, bumble, bungle

Definition: make a mess of, destroy or ruin

Usage: I botched the dinner and we had to eat out; the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

Main entry: blow

Definition: be blowing or storming

Usage: The wind blew from the West

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