Adjective "Ballooning" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Ballooning


    Definition:

    1. a bag made of thin rubber or other light material, usually brightly colored, inflated with air or with some lighter-than-air gas and used as a children's plaything or as a decoration.

    2. a bag made of a light material, as silk or plastic, filled with heated air or a gas lighter than air, designed to rise and float in the atmosphere and often having a car or gondola attached below for carrying passengers or scientific instruments.

    3. (in drawings, cartoons, etc.) a balloon-shaped outli

    Origin:
    balloon

    Examples:

    "deficits can be ballooning."

    "gaps can be ballooning."

    "costs can be ballooning."

    "debts can be ballooning."

    "trades can be ballooning."

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